Archive for Mara Klein

Hundreds of High School Musicians Attend 30th Annual Björling Music Festival

This week Gustavus Adolphus College hosted nearly 300 high school musicians from 65 different high schools during the 30th Annual Björling Music Festival

Puppets Take Center Stage in “Measure for Measure”

By combining puppets and traditional actors, Director Amy Seham sheds new light on a Shakespeare comedy.

Miller Selected to Guest Conduct United States Coast Guard Band

James Patrick Miller, the Douglas Nimmo Professor of the Gustavus Wind Orchestra, will have the honor of  leading the United States Coast Guard Band in concert November 18.

Fine Arts Guide to the Nobel Conference

Here is your guide to the arts at the 2018 Nobel Conference!

The Langston Hughes Project Brings Jazz, Poetry, and History to the Stage Sept. 19

The Langston Hughes Project, Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz featuring the Ron McCurdy Quartet takes the stage Sept. 19 in Björling Recital Hall.

Gustavus Artist Series Season Opens Friday

Charles Lazarus and the Lazarus Band kick off the 2018-2019 Gustavus Artist Series Friday The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Music kicks off the 2018-2019 Gustavus Artist Series Friday welcoming Charles Lazarus and the Lazarus Band to the stage for an evening of jazz. The Artist Series features top professional performers from around the world […]

Fall Art Exhibits Set to Open at Gustavus Adolphus College

The start of the new school year means the opening of fall exhibits at the Hillstrom Museum of Art and the Schaefer Art Gallery at Gustavus Adolphus College. Both spaces have new galleries opening September 10.

A Gustie Guide to the 2018 Fringe Festival

Buckle up, it's Minnesota Fringe Festival time! The annual festivities kick off August 2-12 at 16 theatres across Minneapolis and St. Paul. Here's your Gustie guide to the weekend's performances!

Gustavus Professor Featured with Innovative Jazz Program

The Twin Cities Jazz Composers' Workshop Showcase Concert has been a media magnet this week, with features from Classical Minnesota Public Radio, City Pages, and Minn. Post, along with several other radio stations. 

Metropolitan Opera Orchestra Principal Timpanist Gives Back

Jason Haaheim '01 knows that his approach to music may be a bit unconventional. At Gustavus he majored in both physics and music, but initially chose physics as his career. In 2013, Haaheim won a job as principal timpanist of New York's Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Now, he's giving back to those who inspired him to pursue music.