Entries tagged with ‘Bjorling’

Gustavus Symphony Presents "East Meets West" Concert Saturday

The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Music and Conductor Warren Friesen present the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra in concert, "East Meets West," Saturday, May 2, beginning at 7:00 p.m. in Christ Chapel. This Honors Day performance includes appearances by guest soloists and Gustavus graduates Anders Eckman, tenor and Colin McGuire, violin. The concert is open to the public at no charge.

Senior Trumpet and Piano Recitals this Weekend

Two senior recitals set the stage for music at Gustavus this weekend as Erik Mahon, trumpet and Susan Engberg, piano present solo recitals in Björling Recital Hall. Mahon, a native of Littleton, Colorado, is accompanied by pianist Beth Winterfeldt at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, March 14. Engberg follows at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 15. Both performances are free and open to the public.

Student Recitals Set for Weekend at Gustavus

The student recital season at Gustavus Adolphus College begins in earnest this weekend with two joint recitals scheduled in Bjorling Recital Hall. Ben Christensen, tenor and Tony Bissen, baritone, join forces for their senior voice recital on Friday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m. The voices of Amy Jahnke, soprano and Kathryn Casey, mezzo soprano will be featured in a junior recital on Sunday, March 8 at 1:30 p.m. Both recitals are free and open to the public.

40 Years and Michael Johnson in Concert

Michael Johnson, the singer, song-writer, storyteller, and guitarist who has delighted audiences at Gustavus Adolphus College annually for forty years, returns to Björling Recital Hall for a 40th Anniversary Concert Celebration, Friday, December 12 at 8:00 p.m. This performance on the Gustavus campus is one of only two performances the national recording artist will present in Minnesota this season.

Fall Jazz Concert at Gustavus Saturday

The jazz ensembles from the Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College combine efforts on Saturday, November 22, to present a concert in Bjorling Recital Hall on the Gustavus campus. Under the direction of guest director Adam Rossmiller, the Adolphus Jazz Ensemble and the Gustavus Jazz Lab Band begin this free concert at 7:30 p.m.

Gustavus Jazz Lab Band Presents Spring Concert Saturday

The Gustavus Jazz Lab Band, under the direction of Steve Wright, will present a special 6:30 p.m. performance of its annual spring concert in Bjorling Recital Hall on the Gustavus campus, Saturday, April 19. The 6:30 performance by the jazz band is free and open to the public.

Gustavus Features Faculty Trio Recital Friday

Gustavus Adolphus College faculty members Yumiko Oshima-Ryan, piano, Brian Buckstead, violin and guest 'cellist Joseph Rodgers will be in concert at Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall, Friday, March 7, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Works by Beethoven, Ravel and Shostakovich will be presented in this performance which is free and open to the public.

Erik Mahon to Present Trumpet Recital Saturday

Colorado native and junior at Gustavus Adolphus College, Erik Mahon, will present his junior trumpet recital in Bjorling Recital Hall beginning at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, March 8. Mr. Mahon will be accompanied by St. Peter pianist Beth Winterfeldt and joined by the members of the Christ Chapel Brass for this performance.

Neal Hagberg Presents CD-Release Concert Saturday

Neal Hagberg, award-winning singer/songwriter with the Neal & Leandra folk duo, will present a concert at Gustavus Adolphus College on Saturday, March 8, to release his new solo cd, It's Not As Simple As It Seems. Hagberg's performance is part of a week-long residency in which he will present a series of homilies at Morning Worship each day in Christ Chapel and conclude with the solo performance in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m.

Mankato Violinist Mark Wamma to Present Junior Recital at Gustavus

Mankato area violinist Mark Wamma will present his junior recital on Sunday, March 2, beginning at 3:30 p.m. in Gustavus Adolphus College's Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall. Accompanied by pianist Beth Winterfeldt, Mr. Wamma will present works by Barber and Beethoven. The recital is free and open to the public.