‘Music’ Category

Gustavus Wind Orchestra shines spotlight on graduating seniors, guest artists

The Gustavus Wind Orchestra closes out its season with a finale concert featuring a stacked list of special guests Friday at 7 p.m. in Björling Recital Hall.

Weekend Preview: From Woodwinds to Handbells

A look at what's going on in the fine arts at Gustavus this weekend!

Gregory Aune’s Final Farewell, “Song Go Ever On”

May 18 marks the end of an era, as the Jon and Anita Thomsen Young Distinguished Endowed Chair and Conductor of The Gustavus Choir Gregory Aune takes the stage for the last time at 3 p.m. in Christ Chapel. Aune retires at the end of the academic year after 24 years of service to the […]

Weekend Preview: Honors Weekend and Jazz!

This weekend the fine arts calendar is filled with jazz performances, including the Gustavus Jazz Ensemble and Adolphus Jazz Ensemble spring concert, as well as the Vocal Jazz showcase. This is also Honors Weekend which means the annual Honors Recital featuring several talented senior musicians on Saturday evening. Honors Weekend also marks the opening reception […]

Weekend Preview: Spotlight on John Sharp, Liba Shacht, and the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra

We kick off the weekend with a special colloquium series performance featuring Chicago Symphony Orchestra principal cello John Sharp and Chicago Lyric Opera violin Liba Schacht along with pianist Esther Wang. Throughout the weekend, the Gustavus Dance Company will also be performing their final performance  titled Suspended Between the Worlds. Saturday and Sunday hold various […]

Week(end) Preview: Artist Series Finale, Transfer of Memory, and Wind Orchestra Home Concert

This week our week(end) preview actually starts on Monday as we kick off a full schedule of fine arts events through the end of the year. From the final Transfer of Memory exhibit events to the final Gustavus Artist Series performances, it’s going to be a jam-packed week. Transfer of Memory Schaefer Art Gallery This […]

Gustavus Wind Orchestra Departs for 2019 Tour

The band will spend 10 days performing in schools and churches across Minnesota from Rochester to Hermantown.

Weekend Preview: Transfer of Memory, Soprano Maria Jette and the Dvořák Cello Concerto

This weekend’s rundown includes a new Schaefer Art Gallery exhibit and two dynamic concerts on Sunday.

Weekend Preview: Concerts and a Gallery Talk with Priscilla Briggs

With the snow beginning to melt it’s a great time to celebrate spring and join us for a weekend of fantastic events. The Gustavus Wind Symphony and Chamber Winds and retired flute faculty member Barbara Leibundguth perform in Björling Recital Hall this weekend, while photographer and faculty member Priscilla Briggs gives a gallery talk on […]

Weekend Preview: 10th Wave and A Fond Farewell

This weekend brings the innovative new ensemble 10th Wave Chamber Collective to the stage as well as a fond farewell from Michael and Bonnie Jorgensen.