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Nobel 59 Opening Procession Brings the Gustavus Spirit to Life

On October 3 and 4, Gustavus Adolphus College hosted the 59th Nobel Conference. This year’s conference, “Insects: Little Body, Big Impact”,  addressed the disproportionate effects insects have on human life and aimed to bring awareness to the essential role these beings play in allowing the earth to flourish. Having had the honor of hosting the […]

Metamorphoses: The Growth That Theater Offers

Gustavus Adolphus College is proud to present the Theater Department’s rendition of Metamorphoses. An emotional whirlwind of a play that takes classic stories told by Ovid and redesigns them for modern audiences, this production should not be missed. It will be taking place from November 2 to November 5. Associate Professor in Theatre and Dance […]

Gustavus welcomes Singaporean singer award-winning Dr. Sridhar

Dr. Janani Sridhar will be performing at Gustavus Adolphus College with pianist Alexander Woods, on September 30, at 7:30 p.m.. Dr. Sridhar is a world-renowned singer and performer. She is the first Singaporean to win the top prize at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod as well as the first singer to have received the HSBC […]

Celebrating former music faculty Paul and Helen Baumgartner

The Fine Arts Office and Alumni and Parent Engagement Office are pleased to present the Baumgartner Memorial Concert, a recital to honor and celebrate former Gustavus music faculty Paul and Helen Baumgartner.  The recital will be held on Homecoming Saturday, September 23 at 5:30 p.m in Christ Chapel. The recital includes performances by current Gustavus […]

A Gustie Songbird Returns to the Nest

Dr. Andrew Kendall ‘15 is coming back to the Hill as the conductor of the Choir of Christ Chapel and Lucia Singers. What have you been up to since leaving Gustavus? A.K.: Right after I graduated from Gustavus, I taught for three years in Holdingford, MN, where I was responsible for 11 choirs. After that, […]

Gusties Shine By Working With Renowned Opera Company

Each year, the Chautauqua Opera Young Artist Program attracts anywhere from 700-900 applicants, of which approximately 400 are invited to auditions in the fall. From those auditions, 24 Young Artists are chosen to participate in the summer season. This year, Gusties Larissa McConnell, Theatre & Dance, and Myra Nelson ‘24 are working together in Chautauqua […]

Gustavus Dance Senior Abbie Doran and Faculty Jill Patterson Awarded National Honors

Photo credit: Dan Norman This Memorial weekend, Dance Professor Jill Patterson and senior Abbie Doran will travel to Long Beach, California to present their dance piece, Veneer, at the American College Dance Association (ACDA) National Dance Festival. As one of only thirty pieces chosen to be performed at ACDA’s bi-annual gala, this is one of […]

Fewer Emergencies: Gustavus Adolphus Theater Department Closes Spring Semester with Powerful Production

On Thursday, May 11, 2023, the Gustavus Adolphus College Theater Department will open its spring production Fewer Emergencies under the direction of Professor Henry MacCarthy. Thursday’s performance will begin at 8:00 p.m. and the production will run through Sunday, May 14. Tickets are on sale now at Fewer Emergencies, written by Martin Crimp, is […]

Fine Arts Weekly Preview: May 1 to 7

This week features the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra Concert, the Choral Showcase, the Honors Recital, the Spring Jazz Showcase Concerts, the Senior Studio Art Majors Exhibition, and three student recitals. Gustavus Symphony Orchestra Concerto Concert May 5, 7 p.m. Björling Recital Hall Eavan McCormick ‘24 Student Recital May 6, 11:30 p.m. Björling Recital Hall Honors Recital […]

Golden Hour: Senior Studio Art Majors Exhibition 2023

Golden Hour: Senior Studio Art Majors Exhibition 2023 will be on view at the Hillstrom Museum of Art, Gustavus Adolphus College, from the College’s Honors Day, May 6, through Commencement, May 27, 2023.  There will be an opening reception Saturday, May 6 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.. Every year, Gustavus Adolphus College works with the […]