Entries tagged with ‘Gustavus Adolphus College’

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Gustavus Presents First Annual OcTUBAfest

The Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College will present the first OcTUBAfest in Jussi Björling Recital Hall on Saturday, November 1, beginning at 7:00 p.m. Paul Budde, instructor of euphonium and tuba at the college, will direct this first annual celebration of music for euphonium and tuba. The event is free and open to the public.

Folk Duo Neal and Leandra Present Coming Home Concert at Gustavus

Minneapolis folk duo and Gustavus alumni Neal and Leandra return for a special Homecoming/Family Weekend concert at the place where they met 27 years ago, Gustavus Adolphus College. With seven successful cds on the market and concert tours taking them from coast to coast, the Red House Recording artists will appear in concert on Saturday, October 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the College's Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall. Tickets for the performance are available at the Gustavus Ticket Center (507-933-7590) or at the door.

Gustavus Adolphus College Announces Anderson Theatre 2008-09 Season

With a nod to a successful past season and a determination to continue the mission of social justice on the stage, Gustavus Adolphus College announces the 2008-09 Anderson Theatre season. The season includes Topsy Turvy Mouse by playwright Peter Gil-Sheridan of the Laramie Project; Eugene Ionesco's absurdist play, The Lesson; The Other Shore, written by Chinese Nobel Prize winner Gao Xingjian; the Gustavus Dance Company in Range of Motion and, finally, Carlo Goldoni's comedy The Impressario from Smyrna.

Lutheran Summer Music Returns to Gustavus

Lutheran Summer Music, a four-week summer music training program founded in 1982, returns to the Gustavus Adolphus College campus June 23 - July 20. More than 150 young musicians and an outstanding faculty of artists and musicians from across the United States will take part in this intensive educational session and present more than 20 recitals and concerts on the campus during the course of the month.

Gustavus Theatre/Dance Presents Season Finale of Student Work

The Department of Theatre & Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to present a series of performances to conclude the Spring 2008 semester. Under the guiding hands of the faculty, majors and non-majors alike have taken independent strides in creating their own inspired works in theatre and dance. Performances have already begun, so act fast to take advantage of the opportunities that remain.

Gustavus Wind Orchestra Presents Season Finale at Christ Chapel

The Gustavus Wind Orchestra and Conductor Douglas Nimmo will present the Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Music's Season Finale on Saturday, May 31 at 8:00 p.m. The finale concert, scheduled as part of the College's annual Commencement festivities is free and open to the public and will be performed in Christ Chapel.

Compositions Recital, Cirque de les Ridicule, Set for Sunday

Michele Gillman, an instructor in the Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College, will lead a cast of faculty members, students, alumns and friends in a recital of new compositions, Cirque de les Ridicule, Sunday, May 18. This performance includes performances and works by Gillman, Gustavus alumnus Paul Fraser, Jeffrey Kowalkowski, Paul Tierney, Phillip Cooke and Justin Merritt and begins at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall on the Gustavus campus. It is free and open to the public.

Gustavus Announces Finale of Senior Recitals This Weekend

The Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College will present the final weekend of senior recitals this weekend in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall on the campus. Clarinetist Rachel Braband is scheduled to present her recital at 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 16 at 7:30 p.m. Kathryn Patterson, French horn, will open her recital at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, May 17, followed by vocalist/pianist Samuel Eckberg at 3:30. All three events are free and open to the public.

Senior Voice Recitals Set for Weekend

Two Department of Music vocalists, Michelle Kolhoff and Christine Beatty, are scheduled to present their senior recitals in Bjorling Recital Hall on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus this weekend. Both sopranos have recitals scheduled at 3:30 p.m., with Michelle Kolhoff opening the weekend on May 10 and Christine Beatty set May 11. Both events are free and open to the public.

Winds and Strings Present Joint Concert at Gustavus

Members of the Gustavus Philharmonic Orchestra and the Vasa Wind Orchestra will combine efforts to share a joint concert, May 9, on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus. Department of Music conductors Brian Buckstead and Douglas Nimmo will lead their respective ensembles in solo performances in the 7:30 p.m. concert in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall.