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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 […]

MSU Prints: The Art of Collaboration

Gustavus Adolphus College is collaborating with Minnesota State University in Mankato to create an exhibit on prints, titled MSU Prints: Josh Winkler and Students. This exhibit will be open to the public from February 27 to March 31 in the Schaefer Art Gallery. An opening reception will be held on Monday, February 27, from 4:30 […]

Gustavus Students and Alumni Explore Identity in Spring Awakening

The Gustavus Adolphus College Theatre & Dance Department is performing the infamous musical Spring Awakening. Performances are February 23, 24, and 25 at 8 p.m., and February 25 and 26 at 2 p.m. in Anderson Theatre. This musical is a coming-of-age story, following teenagers as they come to terms with their own sexualities and navigate […]

The Gustavus Wind Orchestra returns from Spain and France

The Gustavus Wind Orchestra is performing their home concert on Saturday, February 18 at 7:00 p.m.. The ensemble had a two-week long tour in Spain and France, and students are excited to share their excitement after a successful tour. “Ending the tour with a home concert is really special to me”, said student Chasey Wedge […]

Improvised Structures: Recent Sculptural Works by Nicolas Darcourt, and Elizabeth Catlett in the Hillstrom Museum of Art

Nicolas Darcourt, Longacress Fields, 2021, red stoneware, underglaze, glaze, 16 x 18 x 2 1/2 inches Two concurrent exhibits, Improvised Structures: Recent Sculptural Works by Nicolas Darcourt, and Elizabeth Catlett in the Hillstrom Museum of Art, will be on view at the Hillstrom Museum of Art from February 13 through April 23, 2023.  There will be an […]