‘Music’ Category

Busy Summer for Gusties

Summer is a time to enjoy the weather, to spend time with family and friends, and to turn off school mode. However, our students and faculty keep creating and working their craft. Let’s look at what our Gusties have been up to. Gustavus Adolphus College music professor and conductor Dr. Elisabeth Cherland presented What we […]

New GWO Album Available Now

The Gustavus Wind Orchestra under the direction of Dr. James Patrick Miller is proud to announce the digital release of their new album, Heroes: Facing Adversity and Destiny. A result of the GWO virtual tour in the spring of 2021, this album includes music from major Hollywood productions such as How to Train Your Dragon, […]

Senior Spotlight: Andrew Stumbo

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Andrew Stumbo is a Vocal Music Education major from Ogden, Iowa. After graduation, he hopes to get a job as a choir director. Jon and Anita Thomsen Young Distinguished Chair in Music and Conductor of the Gustavus Choir Dr. […]

Senior Spotlight: Matt Guilette

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Matt Guilette is a Music major with a Political Science minor from Appleton, Wis. He plans to work around his hometown before considering grad school. Associate professor of Music Dave Stamps says, “Matt is exceptionally talented and works very […]

Senior Spotlight: Emma Fischer

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Emma Fischer is an Instrumental Music Education major from Minneapolis, Minn. Their current plan after college is to teach instrumental music at the secondary level and pursue a graduate degree in music education or wind band conducting. Douglas Nimmo […]

Senior Spotlight: Jakob Larson

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Jakob Larson is a Music Honors major in Performance with an Arts Administration minor. He plans to attend graduate school for trombone. Associate Professor of Music, Jazz Area Coordinator, and Director of the Arts Administration Program Dave Stamps says, […]

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 […]