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Home concerts by the Gustavus Choir, Wind and String Orchestras kick off the spring music season this weekend on the campus of Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter. With the Gustavus Choir's return from Spain and Portugal and the wind and string orchestras' recent mid-western tours, the three ensembles open the spring semester with their annual Home Concerts on Saturday and Sunday.
The Gustavus and Vasa Wind Orchestras, from Gustavus Adolphus College, will join to present their fall concert in Christ Chapel, Friday, November 10, beginning at 7:30 p.m. This performance, directed by Douglas Nimmo, includes a work dedicated to the work of long-time conductor Myron Falck who passed away earlier this year.
Returning to campus after concert tours that spanned central Europe and the Midwest, the Gustavus Wind Orchestra and Gustavus Choir will present their annual Home Concerts in Christ Chapel on Saturday, February 11. The Wind Orchestra, under the direction of Douglas Nimmo, opens the afternoon with its concert at 3:00 p.m. The Gustavus Choir and conductor Gregory Aune complete the day with a concert beginning at 7:30 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public.
On Friday, November 18, the Gustavus Wind Orchestra from Gustavus Adolphus College will premiere a newly written work, commissioned by the College and based on the hymn tune, Beautiful Savior. The new work, Light of My Soul, was written by David Gillingham and commissioned for the ensembles' 2006 Eastern European Concert Tour. Friday's concert in Christ Chapel begins at 7:30 p.m. It is free and open to the public.
Gustavus Adolphus College's Department of Music opens its spring performance season with Home Concerts by three major touring ensembles, the Gustavus Wind Orchestra, the Gustavus Choir and the Gustavus String Orchestra on February 12 and 13.
November 19 - 21 features concert performances by the Gustavus and Vasa Wind Orchestras, the Adolphus Jazz Ensemble and the Gustavus Jazz Lab Band, the Gustavus Percussion Ensembles, Birgitta Singers, St. Ansgar's Chorus and the Chamber Singers.