‘Music’ Category

Senior Spotlight: Emee Jagielski

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Emee Jagielski is a Music and Psychological Science double major from St. Joseph, Minn. After graduation, she plans to work at Nystrom and Associates in Sartell, Minn. as a Behavioral Health Administrative Specialist. She plans to continue schooling in […]

Senior Spotlight: Meg Nipe

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Meg Nipe is a Vocal Music Education major from Rice Lake, Wis. She will be student teaching in the fall, and then applying to grad school. Jon and Anita Thomsen Young Distinguished Chair in Music and Conductor of the […]

Senior Spotlight: Jocelyn Jaimez

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Jocelyn Jaimez is a Vocal Music Education major from Bloomington, Minn. She is currently planning to teach high school for the next few years, before pursuing her graduate degrees. Associate Professor of Music and Voice Area Coordinator Dr. Patricia […]

Senior Spotlight: Samantha Walters

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Samantha Walters is a Vocal Music Education major from St. Michael, Minn. She plans to finish student teaching this May, and begin teaching in a music classroom in the fall. Professor of Piano Yumiko Oshima-Ryan has worked with Samantha […]

Senior Spotlight: Natalie Johnson

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Natalie Johnson is a Music honors major in composition with a Peace, Justice, and Conflict Studies minor from Maywood, IL. She is planning to attend graduate school to get her masters in oboe performance and pedagogy, and intends to […]

Senior Spotlight: Henri Santelman

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Henri Santelman is a music honors and religion double major from Alexandria, Minn. He plans to serve in music ministry in the future. Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Alexandra Bryant has worked with Henri in classes and in lessons. […]

Gustavus Choir and Gustavus Wind Orchestra Premiere Virtual Tour Concerts

Featuring a mix of music and personal narratives, the innovative virtual tours share Gustavus music with the world amidst the continuing pandemic.

Senior Spotlight: Melanie Johnson

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Melanie Johnson is a music and psychological science double major from Belle Plaine, Minn. She will work as an infant teacher at a child development center post-graduation. Associate Professor of Music and Jazz Area Director Dave Stamps says, “Melanie […]

Senior Spotlight: Nathan Thompson

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Nathan Thompson is a Vocal Music Education major from Roseville, MN. He is planning to teach high school music outside of Minnesota after he graduates. Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Dr. Elisabeth Cherland says, “Nathan’s future students will love […]

Björling Scholarship Supports Music Majors and Non-Music Majors

Gustavus Adolphus College prides itself on having a high-quality music program that allows students to stay involved in music—even if they don't major in it.