Entries tagged with ‘Fine Arts at Gustavus’

Introducing the Winners of the GSO 2024 Concerto & Aria Competition

From left to right, Jack Saetveit '25, Elle Bergquist '24, Will Schimdt '27, and Josh Newman '25 The Music Department at Gustavus Adolphus College has announced the winners of the 2024 Concerto/Aria competition. Bassoonist Will Schmidt ’27, violinist Jack Saetveit ’25, and cellist Elle Bergquist ’24 were named the winners of this year’s competition and […]

Lifelong Learning and Connection: Alumni Collaborate at MMEA

The 2024 MMEA Midwinter Clinic featured the collaboration of two Gustavus Alumni from the class of 2007, Justin Schramm and Katherine Johns Bergman. Justin is now the band director at Prior Lake High School and Katherine is a successful freelance composer with her pieces being performed across the country. At this year’s MMEA Midwinter Clinic, […]

Internationally Renowned Maestro Óscar Navarro Holds Residency at Gustavus

On Thursday, November 2, 2023, Gustavus Adolphus College had the honor of welcoming Maestro Óscar Navarro for a five-day residency during which he was featured as a special guest conductor and clinician for the 2023 Gustavus Honor Band Festival. During his residency Maestro Navarro also led rehearsals with both the Gustavus Wind Symphony and the […]

Gustavus Wind Orchestra Performs at MMEA

The Gustavus Wind Orchestra was an honored guest at the Minnesota Music Educator Association (MMEA) Mid-Winter Clinic in late February. The MMEA invites a select number of bands and musical groups each year to participate in their yearly conference through an audition process, and the Wind Orchestra was chosen for the Friday evening slot.  Students […]

Busy Summer for Gusties

Summer is a time to enjoy the weather, to spend time with family and friends, and to turn off school mode. However, our students and faculty keep creating and working their craft. Let’s look at what our Gusties have been up to. Gustavus Adolphus College music professor and conductor Dr. Elisabeth Cherland presented What we […]

New GWO Album Available Now

The Gustavus Wind Orchestra under the direction of Dr. James Patrick Miller is proud to announce the digital release of their new album, Heroes: Facing Adversity and Destiny. A result of the GWO virtual tour in the spring of 2021, this album includes music from major Hollywood productions such as How to Train Your Dragon, […]

Joint Wind Concert Set for Saturday

The Gustavus Wind Symphony and Gustavus Wind Orchestra will present a joint concert on Saturday, March 11 at 1:30 p.m. in Bjorling Recital Hall.

Gustavus Presents Compositions of Gillman and Merritt

The Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College opens the 2008 spring semester with a presentation of the works of guest composer Justin Merritt and faculty composer Michele Gillman. The program will be presented in Jussi Björling Recital Hall on Friday, February 15, beginning at 7:30 p.m. It features violinist Benjamin Sung, pianist JiHye Chang, marimbist Justin Schramm, along with a quintet of Gustavus student musicians.