Fine Arts

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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 Dance Students Choreograph Alongside the Pros

Katie Rhoten '21 performs a solo choreographed by Amber Lange '20 titled "The Cost of Breathing pt. II." Photo credit: Isabel Fajardo This event has been cancelled. In this year’s spring dance concert, Partnering with Gravity: The Gustavus Dance Company in Concert, the work of senior choreographers Amber Lange ’20 and Jack Fischer ’20 will […]

Gustavus professors and alumni open exhibit at Rosalux Gallery

"Recently Exposed" is a piece by Associate Professor of Art Betsy Ruth Byers on display in the new exhibit. Gustavus professors Priscilla Briggs and Betsy Ruth Byers will be featured in a joint exhibit at the Rosalux Gallery in Minneapolis opening this weekend. Their work was created in collaboration with recent graduates Jenna Brouse ’08 […]

Gustavus Hosts Jazz Jamboree and Honor Choir

The Björling Music Festival offers opportunities throughout the year for high school musicians to experience music at the collegiate level at Gustavus Adolphus College. This weekend Gustavus hosts two of the festival’s keystone events, the third annual Jazz Jamboree (March 6) and the second annual Gustavus Honor Choir (March 8-9). Other festival events throughout the […]

Gustavus Celebrates Opening of Rob and Judy Gardner Laboratory Theatre

It was a who’s who of notable Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Theatre and Dance alumni Saturday evening as nearly 150 supporters and friends gathered to celebrate the dedication of the Rob and Judy Gardner Laboratory Theatre.

Steve Epp ’80 and The Moving Company collaborate with students to celebrate opening of new theatre

Steve Epp '80 works with students during a recent rehearsal. Photo Credit: Dominique Serrand Big things are happening this week in the Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College as the first public show opens in the College’s new state-of-the-art Laboratory Theatre. You’re Invited! A new creation by The Moving Company will run […]

From forgery to sculpture: new art exhibits set to open at Gustavus Adolphus College

Green and pink platform: Dogs of Doubtful Origin New art exhibits opening on the campus of Gustavus Adolphus College on February 17 will provide the opportunity for art patrons to celebrate two very different sets of work in one evening. First in the Schaefer Gallery of Art, Virginia A. Groot Artist-in-Residence Jacob Stanley opens an […]

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.