‘Music’ Category

Gustavus Extends Online Learning Through Spring Semester

SAINT PETER, Minn. (March 17, 2020) — Gustavus Adolphus College will continue its suspension of in-person classes through the remainder of the academic year due to COVID-19, President Rebecca M. Bergman announced today. The College is currently preparing for a transition to online course delivery, which will commence on Monday, March 30 and continue for […]

Gustavus Wind Orchestra to perform at College Band Directors National Association regional conference

The Gustavus Wind Orchestra, conducted by James Patrick Miller, has been selected to perform as one of the featured ensembles at the College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) North Central Division Conference.

Gustavus Choir Embarks on Midwest Tour

The Gustavus Choir, under the direction of Dr. Brandon Dean, launches its 2020 Midwest tour on January 31.

Gustavus Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble Depart for Malaysia and Singapore

Photos by Stan Waldhauser '71 The Gustavus Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble, conducted by Dr. Ruth Lin and Dr. Dave Stamps, embark January 24 on a two-week tour of Malaysia and Singapore. The ensembles will perform at high profile venues such as the Shaw Foundation Stage at the Singapore Botanic Gardens and the Dewan Sri […]

Gustavus Fine Arts: Reflections on 2019

As the decade comes to a close, we pause to reflect and celebrate some of the most momentous moments of 2019 in Gustavus fine arts.

A band that welcomes all

The newly formed Gustavus Campus Band held its inaugural performance November 24 and is looking for new members.

Björling Music Festival Kicks Off New Season

The Björling Music Festival offers opportunities for high school musicians to get a taste of life on campus as a Gustie.

Weekend Arts Preview: Family Weekend

The annual Family Weekend chapel service and afternoon concert feature nearly every large ensemble on campus.

Fine Arts Guide to the Nobel Conference

The arts are everywhere at this year’s Nobel Conference September 24-25, “Climate Changed: Facing Our Future.” From dances performed on a melting ice platform to a concert combining music and poetry, attendees can experience different artistic responses to the conference theme. Several events will be livestreamed as noted.  Here’s your guide to arts events at […]

2019 Grad Wins Second Place, The American Prize in Conducting

Michael McKenzie ’19 has been awarded second place in The American Prize in Conducting for his work as founder and conductor of the Gustavus Adolphus College Social Justice Choir.