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Schaefer Gallery Hosts Junior Art Exhibition

An exhibition of works by junior art and art education majors is currently on display in Schaefer Gallery, located in the Department of Art/Art History on the Gustavus campus. The exhibition will be open to the public April 27 – May 16. Admission to Schaefer is free and the gallery is open to the public […]


Jazz Lab Band Honored at UW-Eau Claire Jazz Festival

The Gustavus Jazz Lab Band, led by director Dave Stamps, won first place in the Collegiate Big Band Division at the 2015 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Jazz Festival, which was held April 17-18. This is the third time that the ensemble has taken first place at the festival, and the first time under the leadership […]


Busy Recital Schedule Continues at Gustavus

Another busy weekend of student recitals and end of the semester concerts is set for the Gustavus campus as the Department of Music continues through its busy spring schedule. For the coming weekend, seven student recitals, with performances by nine student recitalists, and one ensemble spring concert will keep the department busy. Two performances are […]

The Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C 

Student Created Exhibit Now on Display in Washington, D.C. Museum

A 12-panel exhibit commemorating the Dakota-U.S. War of 1862 created by Gustavus students in 2012 is now on display at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. The museum will have the exhibit on display through December 29, 2015. The exhibit, which is titled “Commemorating Controversy: the Dakota-U.S. War of 1862”, […]

The Gustavus Jazz Lab Band, Dave Stamps, director 

Gustavus Jazz Lab Band Home Concert Sunday

The Gustavus Jazz Lab Band, and its new director Dr. Dave Stamps, will return from a short spring concert tour to present its 2015 Home Concert on Sunday, April 19 at 1:30 p.m. For this performance in Jussi Björling Recital Hall, the GJLB will be joined by the Adolphus Jazz Ensemble. Both ensembles are directed […]

Weekend Stacked with Student Recitals

The Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College moves into another busy weekend of student recitals in Björling Recital Hall. Five recitals over the weekend will include performances by eight recitalists, their accompanists and fellow Gustavus student-musicians who will be assisting them. All five recitals will be presented in Björling Recital Hall, are open to […]

Twin Cities Gay Men's Chorus, Ben Riggs, artistic director 

Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus to Present Concert at Gustavus

Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus continues its 34th season of Entertainment Worth Coming Out For by announcing a performance at Bjorling Recital Hall at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter on Friday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. Repertoire will include music from TCGMC’s most recent Twin Cities concerts, Here Comes the Sun: The Music of […]

Instrumental, Voice & Piano Recitals Set for this Weekend

The Gustavus Department of Music is gearing up for the busy student recital season with three recitals this weekend. These recitals showcase the variety and talent of the young musicians studying in the Department of Music. The events are open to the public at no charge. A reception for the recitalists will follow each recital […]

The University of Minnesota Trombone Quartet 

Gustavus Features U of MN Quartet Saturday

The Department of Music at Gustavus is pleased to present the University of Minnesota Trombone Quartet in a public performance in Jussi Björling Recital Hall on Saturday, April 11. This recital by students in the graduate school of music at the University will begin at 1:30 p.m. Admission is free. Tickets are not required. Bass trombonist […]


Sunday’s Symphony Home Concert set as Starfish Project Fund-Raiser

As a fitting conclusion to their recent 7-day concert tour to the east coast, the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra and Conductor Ruth Lin will present the symphony’s Home Concert in Björling Recital Hall on Sunday, April 12 at 1:30 p.m. That concert, presented free to the public, has been set as a fund-raiser for The Starfish […]