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Weekend Preview: Honors Weekend and Jazz!

This weekend the fine arts calendar is filled with jazz performances, including the Gustavus Jazz Ensemble and Adolphus Jazz Ensemble spring concert, as well as the Vocal Jazz showcase. This is also Honors Weekend which means the annual Honors Recital featuring several talented senior musicians on Saturday evening. Honors Weekend also marks the opening reception […]

Hillstrom Museum of Art Announces Spring Break Hours

The Hillstrom Museum of Art will be open during the upcoming Spring Break of Gustavus Adolphus College (which is March 25 through April 3, 2016) as follows: Monday-Friday, March 28-April 1, open 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.  The Museum will be closed Friday-Sunday, March 25-27, and Saturday-Sunday, April 2-3.  It will reopen with regular hours Monday, […]

Gustavus Percussion Ensemble Fall Concert Friday

Under the direction of Paul Hill, the Gustavus Percussion Ensemble will present its fall concert in Björling Recital Hall on Friday, November 6 at 7:30 p.m. The Ensemble will perform this concert with the support of guest artists Emma Johnson and Scott Nelson. The percussion ensemble’s concert is free and open to the public. The […]

Gustavus to Hold Second Hispanic Film Festival

Gustavus Adolphus College will host its second Hispanic Film Festival over the course of six weeks during February and March. Screenings will take place at 7 p.m. in Wallenberg Auditorium on six successive Mondays beginning on Feb. 16 and concluding on March 23. All six screenings are free and open to the public. The schedule […]

2013 Gustavus Summer Music Strings Institute

The summer of 2013 welcomes the 2nd annual Gustavus Summer Music Strings Institute opens its doors July 16 – 22 in the Schaefer Fine Arts Center. Information and registration for this 6-day, intensive string study institute, led by Dr. Justin Knoepfel and other members of the Gustavus Department of Music, is available online at www.gustavus.edu/camps/stringinstitute

Slam Poetry Camp Featured by Free Press

Gustavus Adolphus College held its first ever Slam Poetry Camp on June 24-30 as individuals traveled from places such as New York, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, and Omaha to attend the unique summer offering. Mankato Free Press education editor Amanda Dyslin visited the camp and authored this article in the newspaper’s Saturday, June 30 edition: New, rare […]

Mixed Blood Theatre to Present Hijab Tube at Gustavus

Minneapolis-based Mixed Blood Theatre will present Hijab Tubeat 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 18 in Gustavus Adolphus College’s Alumni Hall. The event is sponsored by the Gustavus Diversity Center and is free and open to the public. Hijab Tube explores American-Muslim identity and offers a unique, entertaining, and eye-opening perspective on Islam in 21st century America. […]

Gustavus Summer Speech Institute Scheduled for July 24-30

As the Gustavus Adolphus College forensics team continues to assert itself as a top 10 program in the country, the success and popularity of the College’s Summer Speech Institute continues to grow. This year’s speech institute, running from July 24-30, will have a record number of participants (141) from eight different states, making it the second largest camp of its type in the country.

Gustavus Jazz Invited to Notre Dame Jazz Festival

The Gustavus Jazz Lab Band, under the direction of Steve Wright, has been invited to participate at the prestigious Notre Dame Jazz Festival in South Bend, Indiana, March 3-5.  The Notre Dame Festival is the oldest collegiate jazz festival in the United States and each year bands across North America audition to perform. For the […]

Gustavus Winds of Christmas Concert Tuesday

The Winds of Christmas, an annual performance of the music of Christmas by the combined Gustavus and Vasa Wind Orchestras, will be presented at morning worship, 10:00 a.m., on Tuesday, December 7, in Christ Chapel. Admission is free to this celebration of the music of Christmas directed by Douglas Nimmo.