Archive for 2023

Fine Arts Weekly Preview: March 27 to April 2

This week features a student recital by Sonny Selikoff, the closing of the MSU Prints exhibition at the Schaefer Art Gallery, as well as the continuation of the Nicolas Darcourt and Elizabeth Catlett exhibits in the Hillstrom Museum of Art. Sonny Selikoff ’23, Student Recital Friday, March 31 | 7:30 p.m. Björling Recital Hall MSU […]

Fine Arts Weekly Preview: March 20 – 26

This week features the performances of the Gustavus Wind Orchestra, Wind Symphony, and Chamber Winds, as well as the Chapel Choir and Lucia Singers. Emily Gionnatta ‘24, Alex MacLean ‘24, and Riley Krieger perform their student recitals. Gustavus Wind Orchestra, Wind Symphony, and Chamber Winds Concert March 25, 1:30 p.m. Christ Chapel Emily Gionnatta ‘24 […]

Gustavus Junior, Mikayla Bohner, Wins International Award

Mikayla Bohner, a junior studying Music Education, has been named the 2022 recipient of Women Band Director International’s Volkwein Memorial Scholarship. This award typically goes to graduate students, highlighting Bohner’s dedication to her field.  Dr. James Patrick Miller, Director of the Gustavus Wind Orchestra, explains the significance of this award.  “Women Band Directors International is […]

Fine Arts Preview: March 13 to 20

This week features the performance of the Charles Gorczynski Tango Quartet, the voice recital of faculty member Robin Helgen, and the continuation of the Schaefer Art Gallery and Hillstrom Museum exhibits. Robin Helgen, Faculty Voice Recital March 19 | 3:30 p.m. Björling Recital Hall Robin Joy Helgen is an active soloist and vocal instructor based […]

Reflections on the Gustavus Choir 2023 International Tour

Written by Coleden Wedge ’20, Music Tours Manager & Assistant Director of Fine Arts The Gustavus Choir is back home after performing across Spain, France, Monaco, and Italy. Here’s a recap of the extraordinary adventure. The 2023 Gustavus Choir international tour took place from January 19 to February 3. Across those 16 days, The G […]

Fine Arts Preview: March 6 to March 12

This week features Rose Paddock’s senior recital, and the continuation of exhibitions at the Schaefer Art Gallery and the Hillstrom Museum of Art. Rose Paddock, Senior Recital March 10 | 7:30 p.m. Christ Chapel Rose Paddock is a saxophonist from Williamsburg, Virginia. She is a senior physics major with a minor in music at Gustavus […]

Tango Quartet Workshop and Performance with Professor of Music in Ethnomusicology: Sarah Lahasky

A series of tango workshops and a tango musical performance will be taking place at Gustavus Adolphus College on Sunday, March 19th. These workshops and performances are open to all Gustavus students and the public free of charge. The workshops run from 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. in Anderson Theater, and the performance is at […]

Pianist Derek Polischuk Performs at Gustavus Adolphus College

On March 5, pianist Derek Polischuk is coming to Gustavus Adolphus College for a lecture and a piano recital. The lecture will be at 2:00 p.m. and the recital will be at 6:00 p.m.. Polischuk is a founder and director of the “Celebrating the Spectrum” Piano Festival for advanced pianists on the Autism Spectrum. The […]

Fine Arts Weekly Preview: February 27 to March 5

This week features the opening reception of MSU prints: John Winkler and Students, a concert by The Twin Cities Jazz Composers Orchestra, and a lecture and a recital with guest artist Derek Polischuk. Opening Reception: MSU Prints: John Winkler and Students Monday, February 27 | 4:30 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 […]

The Twin Cities Jazz Composers’ Orchestra comes to Gustavus

On Friday, March 3rd, the Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Music will host the Twin Cities Jazz Composers Orchestra in Jussi Björling Recital hall at 8:00 p.m.. Founded in 2017 by composers Aaron Hedenstrom, Asuka Kakitani, Adam Meckler, and JC Sanford, the Twin Cities Jazz Composers’ Workshop was created in order to allow composers to […]