‘Music’ Category

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.

Weekend Arts Preview: Minn. Opera and Family Weekend

It's a busy weekend on campus with families returning for 2018 Family Weekend festivities and the second Gustavus Artist Series concert.

Fine Arts Guide to the Nobel Conference

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

Weekend Arts Preview: Changing Seasons, Hope, and Renewal

Associate Professor of Piano Esther Wang performs a faculty recital Saturday and also is featured on the Nobel Conference 54 Concert Tuesday night. The regular concert season at Gustavus Adolphus College kicks off this weekend with a faculty recital from Associate Professor of Piano Esther Wang, as well as the annual Nobel Conference 54 Concert, […]

Jazz Jamboree Receives $5,000 Grant from Schmidt Foundation

The Carl and Verna Schmidt Foundation has awarded a $5,000 grant to Director of Jazz Studies Dave Stamps in support of the 2019 Jazz Jamboree at Gustavus Adolphus College.

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 […]

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.

Gustavus Adolphus College’s Brandon Dean Named Conductor of the Gustavus Choir

The Gustavus Choir Gustavus Adolphus College’s Dr. Brandon Dean has been named the next Jon and Anita Thomsen Young Distinguished Endowed Chair in Music and Director of the Gustavus Choir, President Rebecca Bergman announced today. Dean’s three-year appointment will begin when Dr. Gregory Aune retires at the end of the 2018–19 academic year after 24 […]