Archive for October, 2014

Gustavus Honor Band Expands for 2014 Festival

The Annual Gustavus Honor Band Festival and Concert will celebrate its 26th year on November 2 and 3 with the arrival of over 230 high school musicians from 58 high schools in Minnesota, Illinois, Wisconsin and South Dakota. With the increased attendance, the High School Honor Band will split to create two concert bands with […]

Hillstrom Museum Opens Season with Pull Left–Not Always Right

The Hillstrom Museum of Art will open its 2014-15 season of exhibitions with Pull Left—Not Always Right: Emerging Contemporary Artists in China, on view September 22 through November 9, 2014, with an opening reception Monday, September 22, 2014, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., and a reception during the Nobel Conference Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 6:00 to […]

Gustavus’ Anderson Theatre Opens Season with Angels in America

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College in Saint Peter, Minn., opens its 2014/2015 season with Tony Kushner’s Angels in America: Part One: Millennium Approaches, October 30 – November 2, 2014, at the Anderson Theatre. One of the most important plays of the last 100 years, Angels in America explores such themes […]

Family Weekend of Music and Art at Gustavus

Gustavus Adolphus College’s annual Family Weekend is timed perfectly this fall with a wide schedule of music events and art exhibitions complementing the spectacular fall colors across campus. Family Weekend events are scheduled on campus beginning Friday, October 10 and running through Sunday, October 12. The Hillstrom Museum of Art will be open for viewing […]

Gustavus Symphony to Present Nobel Concert Tuesday

A decades-long tradition of including the arts as part of the renowned Nobel Conference continues as the Gustavus community celebrates 50 years of Nobel, October 7 & 8. The Nobel Conference Concert will be presented by the Gustavus Symphony with Ruth Lin, conductor and guest pianist Esther Wang at 8:00 p.m. on October 7 in […]

Guest Artist Opens Homecoming Weekend at Gustavus

The Department of Music at Gustavus is pleased to bring guest saxophonist Kimberly Gedde to the Jussi Björling Recital Hall stage on Friday, October 3 at 7:30 p.m. for a guest recital with pianist Sandra Joy Friesen. This performance, part of the department’s Colloquium Series, brings the two musicians to Gustavus for a day-long residency […]