‘Music’ Category

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Gustavus Wind Orchestra Performs at MMEA

The Gustavus Wind Orchestra was an honored guest at the Minnesota Music Educator Association (MMEA) Mid-Winter Clinic in late February. The MMEA invites a select number of bands and musical groups each year to participate in their yearly conference through an audition process, and the Wind Orchestra was chosen for the Friday evening slot.  Students […]

Fine Arts Preview: April 4 – 10

This week features the recitals of Eli McMahon, Jenna Kavouras, Maddi McChesney, Kyle Langer, Abby Norene, Anya Menk, Jessica Mendez-Robles & Logan Harkness, and Ingrid Welna & Theo Wilson, the Gustavus Dance Company in Concert with “To Love the World Harder”, and on-going art  exhibitions. To Love the World Harder: The Gustavus Dance Company in […]

Fine Arts Preview: March 28 – April 2

After a restful Spring Break, the Fine Arts are excited to be back with a variety of exhibitions and concerts. Gustavus Jazz Home Concert with Adolphus Jazz April 2 | 1:30 p.m. Björling Recital Hall The Gustavus Department of Music is proud to present the Gustavus Jazz Home concert, featuring the Adolphus Jazz. Alex Terpkosh, […]

Gustavus Jazz Ensemble Launches Spring Break Tour

The Gustavus Jazz Ensemble is touring Minnesota from March 19-25. The Gustavus Jazz Ensemble embarks on its Spring Break tour on Saturday, March 19. The ensemble will tour Minnesota, playing at Jazz clubs and working with high schools across the state. A complete list of tour stops is below. The tour will feature a wide […]

Fine Arts Preview: March 14 – March 20

This week features a concert showcasing the Gustavus Jazz Ensemble at Crooners Supper Club, a Reception and Artist Talk for the: Dress Shopping at the Salvation Army Family Store and Donation Center presented by the Schaefer Art Gallery, and the continuation of the Hillstrom Museum exhibit: Fevzi Yazici: DARK WHITE Gustavus Jazz Ensemble Performance @ […]

Fine Arts Preview: March 7 – March 13

This week features a concert showcasing the Gustavus Wind Orchestra, the Gustavus Wind Symphony, and the Chamber Winds, the Bjorling Honor Orchestra Concert, and a  recital by David Kozisek. The Arts Administration Salon Series has its first session on Tuesday with  a variety of guest speakers and performers. The Arts and Arts History Deparment present […]

Fine Arts Preview: February 28 – March 6

This week features the Jazz Jamboree (including an outreach jam session), a recital by guest artist Dashon Burton, and the continuation of the Hillstrom Museum exhibit: Fevzi Yazici: DARK WHITE. Jazz Jamboree Festival March 4th 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Bjorling Recital Hall The Jazz Jamboree Festival brings high school students across Minnesota to Gustavus […]

Fine Arts Week Preview: February 21 – February 27

This week features the continuation of the Hillstrom Museum exhibit: Fevzi Yazici: DARK WHITE, a Piano Faculty Recital showcasing Esther Wang, a fine art student workshop: The Arts Administration Salons Series, and the last days of the Traveling McKnight Artists Exhibition. Hillstrom Museum- Fevzi Yazici: DARK WHITE Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. […]

Fine Arts Week Preview: February 14 – February 20

This week features a new Theatre Production at the Gardner Laboratory Theatre: The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, the opening of the new Hillstrom Museum exhibit: Fevzi Yazici: DARK WHITE, and the continuation of the Traveling McKnight Artists Exhibition. Theatre Production: The Last Days of Judas Iscariot fThursday, February 17th- 8:00 p.m. Friday, February 18th- […]

Premiere of “A Few Brave Souls”

On Saturday, November 20, 2021, the Gustavus Adolphus Fine Arts Department showcased the world premiere of “A Few Brave Souls.” The showing consisted of performances by Anna DeGraff, mezzo-soprano, and Szu-Ling Wu on piano. The premiere also contained art-work by student artist Sanjeeda Tazrin Shutrishna ‘22.  “A Few Brave Souls” celebrates the 100-year ratification of […]