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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 Brings Argonautika to Anderson Theatre

To embark on its new season, the Department of Theatre & Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College is bringing the ages-old voyage of Jason and the Golden Fleece to the Anderson Theatre stage with Mary Zimmerman’s Argonautika. From its first telling by Apollonius of Rhodes more than 2000 years ago, the voyage of Jason and the […]

David Nelson ’17 Invited to Masterclass with Sweden’s Håkan Hagegård

Gustavus tenor David Nelson ’17 participated in a unique musical opportunity on October 17 when he was invited to perform as one of 5 young vocalists in a masterclass with renowned Swedish baritone Håkan Hagegård in Minneapolis. Hagegård, one of Sweden’s most recognized vocalists, was in the Twin Cities and agreed with Philip Brunelle to […]

Gustavus Honor Band Festival Celebrates 27 Years

The Annual Gustavus Honor Band Festival and Concert will celebrate its 27th year on November 1 & 2 with the arrival on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus of over 230 high school musicians from 56 high schools in Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin. Two concert bands with over 100 members each and one jazz band will […]

Hillstrom Museum of Art Open to Public Through Fall Break

The Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College will be open to visitors during regular hours while the College is on fall break, October 24-27. It’s two concurrent exhibitions, Grant Wood’s Lithographs: A Regionalist Vision Set in Stone and Art Inspiring Art: George Bellows’ Sunset, Shady Valley, opened in September and will be on display […]

Dolo Preps for Final Week of Guthrie’s Mockingbird

With an additional week of performances added to the Guthrie Theater’s production of To Kill A Mockingbird,”Comfort Dolo ’14 will have another week of working on Minnesota’s most well-known stage. And Dolo, a theatre/dance major from Gustavus, is happy to extend her first show at the Guthrie. Performances of Mockingbird will continue through October 25. […]

Faculty Horn Recital by Melissa Morey and Mélange Trio Saturday

The Department of Music at Gustavus is pleased to present a faculty recital by its horn instructor, Melissa Morey, Saturday, October 17 at 1:30 p.m. in Jussi Björling Recital Hall. Ms. Morey, a member of the Mélange à Trois Trio, will be joined by the other members of the Trio, Cara Wilson, violin and Stephen […]

Prize-Winning Organist Kalevi Kiviniemi and Baritone Jukka Pietilä at Gustavus Friday

Finland’s renowned organist Kalevi Kiviniemi and Sibelius baritone Jukka Pietilä will present a recital Friday, October 16 in Christ Chapel on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus. This performance, funded by the Gustavus Artist Series and the Finlandia Foundation, Twin Cities, is part of a North American concert tour by the duo and will begin at […]

Family Weekend Set for Music Showcases

The annual Family Weekend at Gustavus is a favorite of the extended Gustavus community as the fall colors bring hundreds of family and friends to the campus for a busy three days. Sunday, October 11, is a special day for the College and the students in the Department of Music. This year nine of the […]

Annual Nobel Conference Concert Set for Tuesday at Gustavus

Music at Nobel, a tradition that began in the early years of the Nobel Conference, continues with the 51st conference October 6 & 7, 2015 at Gustavus Adolphus College. The Department of Music at Gustavus will be evident throughout the 2-day conference and will include performances by over 250 Gustavus students and faculty members. The […]