Archive for 2021

Senior Spotlight: Megan Morris

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Megan Morris is a theatre major with an emphasis in Costume Technology and Design from Sauk Rapids, Minn. She also has minors in Studio Art and Arts Administration. Continuing Assistant Professor of Theatre and Dance Larissa McConnell has worked […]

Senior Spotlight: Nathan Thompson

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Nathan Thompson is a Vocal Music Education major from Roseville, MN. He is planning to teach high school music outside of Minnesota after he graduates. Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Dr. Elisabeth Cherland says, “Nathan’s future students will love […]

Björling Scholarship Supports Music Majors and Non-Music Majors

Gustavus Adolphus College prides itself on having a high-quality music program that allows students to stay involved in music—even if they don't major in it.

Kurt Elling ’89 Wins Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album

Long recognized as one of the top jazz vocalists of our time, Elling won his second Grammy Award for his album "Secrets are the Best Stories."

Tohoku and Fukushima: Ten Years Later

Music professor Masayoshi Ishikawa collaborated on this powerful tribute for the 10th anniversary of the 2011 Japanese tsunami and nuclear disaster.

Stamps Blends Jazz, Community, and Leadership in the Arts

Dave Stamps directs the Gustavus jazz ensembles, leads the arts administration program, and connects musicians across the region and beyond.

33rd annual Björling Music Festival Goes Virtual

The Gustavus Department of Music's annual day-long event will take place in a virtual format on Saturday, March 27.

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead Available to Stream February 27-28

Sam Albright '22 (left) as Rosencrantz and Sam Peters '23 (right) as Guildenstern in "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead." Picture Credit: Ryan Weber The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Theatre and Dance will present its production of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead in a virtual format on Saturday, February 27 at 7 p.m. and Sunday […]

From These Hands: Fiber Art and Poetry by Gwen Westerman Opens at Hillstrom Museum of Art

Running from Feb. 15 through April 18, the exhibit highlights the quilt art that celebrates the artist's Dakota ancestors.

“An Active and Urgent Telling” Brings Lived Experiences to Schaefer Art Gallery

In partnership with Strange Fire Collective, the Gustavus Department of Art and Art History will host the exhibition from Feb. 11-March 17.