Archive for October, 2021

Arts Administration at Gustavus

On Oct. 19, 2021, the Fine Arts Department called all potential and current Arts Administration minors to meet and network. The event was hosted by professors and program directors Colleen Stockmann and Dave Stamps and Fine Arts Department Director Miguel Sousa. The Jazz club also gave a special performance while all the attendees mingled and […]

Fine Arts Week Preview: October 27-31

The Gustavus Symphony Orchestra returns from their Fall Break Tour with a home concert in Christ Chapel. As Gustavus students come back from Fall Break, the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra returns from their Fall Break Tour in a home concert at Christ Chapel. Plus, don’t miss Gustavus Violin faculty Natalia Moiseeva in her recital, or the […]

VocalEssence Christmas Concert Featuring Gustavus Alumni Wins Upper Midwest Emmy

The VocalEssence Chorus features multiple Gustavus Alumni. Picture Credit Bruce Silcox, courtesy of VocalEssence At the 22nd annual Upper Midwest Regional Emmys, Minneapolis-based VocalEssence’s Christmas concert, Welcome Christmas, received the Emmy for Entertainment, Long Form Content. Five Gustavus alumni performed in the concert, and VocalEssence Artistic Director/Founder Philip Brunelle was awarded an honorary Gustavus doctorate […]

The Gustavus Symphony Orchestra Embarks on Minnesota Tour

The Gustavus Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Ruth Lin, launches its 2021 Minnesota tour on October 23. The ensemble will perform in schools and churches throughout the state. “The Gustavus Symphony Orchestra is looking forward to our first fall break break”, says Dr. Lin. The symphony orchestra will be performing works of Verdi and Dvorak […]

Upcoming Dance Installation at JFK Center Features Work by Gustavus Alumni

Filming for 'already there' - Photo by Lauren Jessica Brown Pictured: Britta Joy Peterson '08, Aaron Tucker, and Candance Scarborogh Britta Joy Peterson ’08 is directing and choreographing already there, an immersive dance installation at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, supported by the Local Dance Commissioning Project. Featuring scenic design by […]

2021 Homecoming Alumni Choir Service of Remembrance Performance

The Great Gustie Gathering of 2021 was a day full of joy, nostalgia, cheer, and reminiscence. With former, current, and potential students gathering to celebrate the Gustavus community, it was the homecoming everyone so desperately needed. To begin the commemorative day, Christ Chapel held a service to remember former Gustavus students and employees that passed […]

Fine Arts Week Preview

This week includes colloquium performances by piano faculty Yumiko Oshimaa-Ryan, organ faculty Chad Winterfeldt, and on-going art exhibition at the Hillstrom Museum of Art and the Schaefer Art Gallery. Colloquium Concert: Music from Japan 6:00 p.m . Wednesday, October 13 Streamed Virtually Professor Yumiko Oshima-Ryan presents a lecture-recital on pieces from “Our Planet Earth”  by […]

Fine Arts Preview: Family Weekend

The Gustavus Jazz Ensemble is one of the many Gustavus ensembles performing in Family Weekend Showcase concerts. Gustavus Fine Arts welcomes families to the hill for Family Weekend 2021! Families will have the chance to hear most of Gustavus Adolphus College’s large music ensembles in three concerts throughout Sunday. Plus, don’t miss the art exhibits […]

Fine Arts Preview: Nobel Conference 57

The theme of big data and its implications will be explored during the conference in an art exhibition, a concert, and a dance piece. Our music ensembles will play musical intermissions during the conference. Music Prelude Tuesday, October 5 @ 9.a.m Performed by the Gustavus Wind Orchestra Music Prelude Tuesday, October 5 @ 12:20 p.m. […]