Gustavus Choir Departs on Midwest Tour

Posted on January 29th, 2018 by

Under the direction of Dr. Gregory Aune, the Gustavus Choir embarks on its 2018 Midwest Tour February 2. The 10-day tour features performances at various churches and clinics at high schools across Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, and South Dakota.

The program features some of Aune’s favorite works including pieces by renowned composers J.S. Bach, Z. Randall Stroope, Frank Ticheli, F. Melius Christiansen, and Stacey Gibbs. Several of the pieces on this year’s tour program can also be found on the newest CD release from the Gustavus Choir, Legacy.

There will be special receptions following two of the performances on tour for alumni and prospective students. The first follows the performance on February 7 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church (Schaumburg, Ill.) and the second follows the February 11 performance at Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church (Prior Lake, Minn.). Further details on these venues are listed below.

The tour culminates at the ensemble’s home concert at 7:30 p.m. on February 17 in Christ Chapel. The home concert will be livestreamed.

Gustavus Choir 2018 Midwest Tour Concerts

Friday, February 2 | 7:00pm
Paynesville Lutheran Church
657 Maple Street
Paynesville, MN 56362
(320) 243-3624

Saturday, February 3 | 7:00pm
Our Savior’s Lutheran Church
909 W 33rd Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 336-2942

Sunday, February 4 | 2:00pm
Augustana Lutheran Church
1400 S Robert Street
West Saint Paul, MN 55118
(651) 457-3373

Monday, February 5 | 7:00pm
Lutheran Church of the Cross
5064 CO Road 13
Nisswa, MN 56468
(218) 963-2564

Tuesday, February 6 | 7:00pm
Our Savior’s Lutheran Church
910 9th Street
Menomonie, WI 54751
(715) 235-0693

Wednesday, February 7 | 7:00pm
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
930 W Higgins Road
Schaumburg, IL 60195
(847) 885-7010

Friday, February 9 | 7:30pm
Saint Paul Lutheran Church
2136 Brady Street
Davenport, IA 52803
(563) 326-3547

Saturday, February 10 | 7:30pm
First Lutheran Church
1000 3rd Avenue SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
(319) 365-1494

Sunday, February 11 | 3:00pm
Shepherd of the Lake Lutheran Church
3611 North Berens Road NW
Prior Lake, MN 55379
(952) 230-2988

Saturday, February 17 | 7:30pm
Home Concert
Christ Chapel, Gustavus Adolphus College


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