Weekend Preview: The Final Countdown Posted on December 6th, 2018 by

While Christmas in Christ Chapel may be over, there are still many opportunities to experience fine arts at Gustavus this weekend. A mini-festival of theatre and dance productions, the Gustavus Percussion Ensemble Fall Concert, as well as the Woodwind Chamber Ensembles Fall Concert are all on tap for this final weekend of the semester.


Gustavus Woodwind Chamber Ensembles Fall Concert
1 p.m.
Saturday, December 8
Björling Recital Hall

This concert features the Flute Choir, Woodwind Quintets, Saxophone Quartets, Clarinet Quartets, and Gustavus Chamber Winds.

Gustavus Percussion Ensemble Fall Concert
3:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 8
Björling Recital Hall

The Gustavus Percussion Ensemble, directed by Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Adam Rappel, presents its fall concert featuring a wide range of music composed and arranged for percussion ensemble.

Student Recital

Matthew Pham, Alto Saxophone
1:30 p.m.
Sunday, December 9
Björling Recital Hall

Theatre and Dance

Buried Child by Sam Shepard
December 7 at 6:30 p.m. | December 8 at 8 p.m. | December 9 at 4 p.m.
Black Box Theatre

Directed by senior Theatre Honors student Gabriel Berg ’19, Buried Child examines the American Dream as it slowly dissolves. More information on this dark comedy can be found here.

Shared Space: Molding Integrity
December 7 at 8:30 p.m. | December at Noon and 4 p.m. | December 9 at 6:30 p.m.
Kresge Dance Studio

This year, Shared Space will showcase dancers taking the lead in all roles, including producing, directing, choreographing, and performing their art. It will be co-directed by class of 2019 students Kayla Cardenas and Madelyn Schwartz. More information can be found here.

Theatre Gallery: Myths and Origins
December 7 at 11 p.m. | December 8 at 6 p.m. | December 9 at 2 p.m.
Black Box Theatre

The Theatre Gallery features selected works and honors projects by some of the department’s most talented majors. More information can be found here.


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