‘Music’ Category

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Senior Spotlight: Jacob Koshiol

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Jacob Koshiol is a vocal music major from Paynesville, Minn. This fall he hopes to be working for Youth Frontiers in Edina, Minn. leading school retreats for students ranging from fourth to ninth grade that focuses on character building, […]

Senior Spotlight: Austyn Menk

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Austyn Menk is a music (honors composition) major from Le Center, Minn. This fall he will be attending Northern Illinois University for a master’s degree in jazz studies. Adjunct Assistant Professor of Organ Chad Winterfeldt says that Austyn’s versatility as […]

Senior Spotlight: Audrey Powell

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Audrey Powell is a senior music education major from Rosemount, Minn.  She will be student teaching in the fall before pursuing a career as an elementary school band director. Adjunct Instructor of Horn Melissa Morey says Audrey’s ability to […]

Gustavus Wind Orchestra releases new album, “Awakening”

The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Music proudly announces the release of the Gustavus Wind Orchestra's newest album, "Awakening."

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.