Archive for September, 2016

Nobel Concert to Feature Gustavus Faculty

A long tradition at Gustavus, the Nobel Concert will be presented Tuesday, September 27 at 7:00 p.m. in Jussi Björling Recital Hall. This year’s concert includes members of the Gustavus Department of Music performing works by Cesar Franck and Francis Poulenc. Admission to the concert is free and open to the public. Tickets are not […]

Gustavus Announces First Concerto/Aria Competition for High School Musicians

The Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to announce the first Concerto/Aria Competition for high school musicians. The competition is open to instrumentalists and vocalists in high school (9-12) who are currently taking lessons. The winner of the competition will receive a Music Scholarship at Gustavus and will perform with the Gustavus […]

Turtle Island Quartet to Blend Classical & Jazz at Gustavus Concert

Recognized around the world for its unique blend of classical string quartet literature with jazz improvisation and rhythms, the Turtle Island Quartet will bring its “Birth of the Cool” concert to Jussi Björling Recital Hall, Friday, September 16 at 7:30 p.m. as part of the Gustavus Artist Series 2016 concert series. Tickets for the concert […]

Choir of Christ Chapel Invited to Lead Guild of Organists Fall Vespers

The Twin Cities American Guild of Organists ( is pleased to present EVENING VESPERS on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. showcasing the Composition Competition-winning solo organ piece Elegy, by Brenda Portman.  Chad Winterfeldt, Cantor of Christ Chapel at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota, will lead the service on the three-manual, 31-rank, […]

Hillstrom Museum of Art Exhibition of Animal & Sporting Paintings Open Through Fall Break

The Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College presents Animal and Sporting Paintings in the Penkhus Collection: The Very English Ambience of It All, will be open during regular hours during Fall Break, October 22-25, and continue through November 6, 2016. Museum hours are 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Saturday/Sunday and 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 […]