Archive for May, 2014

Theatre Majors Bring International Experience Home

Hannah Enright and Autumn Ike, both junior Gustavus theatre majors, seized a rare opportunity while studying abroad their fall semesters. Guided by their passion for theatre and dance, these Gustavus students managed to identify an outlet to satisfy their hunger for art: performance while abroad. Experience the passion, excitement, horrors and frustrations of performance abroad […]

Peter Breitmayer ’87 in Cast of New Television Show Fargo

A new television show that debuted this week on FX to strong ratings and is receiving positive reviews from entertainment critics has a Gustavus alumnus on its cast. Peter Breitmayer, a veteran actor and a member of the class of 1987, will have a recurring role on the new show Fargo as Lieutenant Schmidt. The […]

Brandon Dean Awarded Swenson-Bunn Teaching Award

Brandon Dean, Assistant Professor of Music and Conductor of the Choir of Christ Chapel and Lucia Singers at Gustavus Adolphus College, received the 2014 Swenson-Bunn Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence at the College’s Honors Day convocation on Saturday, May 3. The award, which is nominated and selected by students, has been presented annually since 1990. […]

Hillstrom Museum Opens Senior Majors’ Exhibition: Emergence

Emergence: Senior Art Majors Exhibition 2014 will be on view at the Hillstrom Museum of Art, Gustavus Adolphus College, from Honors Day, May 3, through Commencement, June 1, 2014.  An opening reception will be held as part of Honors Day, May 3, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.  This exhibition is a culminating event in the […]

Schaefer Gallery Hosts Elementary Art Exhibition

For Amanda Erickson Feterl ’01, art is elementary. Literally. And with a little help from Professor of Art Lois Peterson, the Department of Art/Art History and a grant from the Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council, Feterl has taken an idea to fruition as “Art is Elementary: A South Central Regional Elementary Art Show” opens on […]

Saturday in Bjorling will Feature Bassist Michael Eastwood

A junior from Decorah, Iowa, double bass performance major Michael Eastwood will perform his senior recital on Saturday, May 17, in Bjorling Recital Hall at 3:30 p.m. Accompanied by pianist Nicole Wamma and assisted by his sister, double bassist Rebecca Eastwood, Michael will present this recital in Björling at no cost to the public. Michael’s […]

Woods & Carlson Combine for Recital in Bjorling

Senior nursing major Alecia Woods, from Kasota, and Erik Carlson, a junior vocal performance and Scandinavian studies double major from Fridley, will combine efforts to present a vocal recital on Sunday, May 18, beginning at 1:30 p.m. in Jussi Björling Hall. The two students of Michael Jorgensen will be accompanied by pianist Leah Rodmyre and […]

Erickson & Kendall Close Gustavus Recital Season Sunday

Junior recitalists Jessie Erickson, mezzo-soprano and Andrew Kendal, tenor, will present the final student recital of a busy spring semester in the Department of Music at Gustavus on Sunday, May 18, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Jussi Björling Recital Hall. For this recital, the vocalists will be accompanied by pianists Leah Rodmyre and Bonnie Jorgensen. […]

Gustavus Music Presents Annual Brassworks! Concert

The Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to present three of its premiere brass ensembles and some special “senior moments” on its annual Brassworks! Concert, Sunday, May 18 at 3:30 p.m. This performance in Björling Recital Hall, lead by directors Scott Moore, Paul Budde and Steve Wright, will feature The Christ Chapel […]

Gustavus Handbell Ensemble Concert Saturday in Christ Chapel

The combined efforts of the Christ Chapel Bells, the Gustavus Handbell Sextet and the Christ Chapel Ringers will be heard in the Chapel on Saturday, May 17, beginning at 7:30 p.m., as the ensembles present their spring concert. Tickets are not required for this performance, conducted by Chad Winterfeldt. Admission is free and open to […]