Entries tagged with ‘Gustavus Adolphus College’

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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.

Lucia Singers and St. Ansgar’s Chorus Share Sunday Schedule

The Lucia Singers and the St. Ansgar's Chorus, from the Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College, are scheduled for solo performances in Christ Chapel on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 11. The Lucia Singers (women's chorus) opens with Conductor Patricia Snapp at 1:30 p.m. Conductor Timothy O'Brien leads the men's chorus in a 7:30 p.m. performance in Christ Chapel. Both performances are free and open to the public.

Anderson Theatre Season Concludes with Fefu & Her Friends

The Department of Theatre & Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College completes a successful 2007-08 season with Fefu & Her Friends, a look into the complexities of women's lives and relationships. Written by Maria Irene Fornes in 1977, this production of Fefu features a cast of eight diverse women brought together by director Amy Seham. Performances are May 8 - 10 at 8:00 p.m. and May 11 at 2:00 p.m. in Anderson Theatre.

Sunday Features Percussion and Recitals at Gustavus’ Bjorling Recital Hall

The Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College presents three events Sunday, May 4 in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall. The Gustaus Percussion Ensemble and Director Paul Hill opens the afternoon at 1:30 p.m., followed by Annika Torkelson's Senior Tuba Recital at 3:30 p.m. Senior pianist Joel Beachey concludes Sunday's schedule with his senior piano recital at 7:30 p.m.

Adolphus Jazz Concert Features Jazz Quartet Friday

The Adolphus Jazz Ensemble of the Department of Music at Gustavus features the A Jazz Quartet in it spring concert Friday, May 2. The concert, directed by Steve Wright, begins at 7:30 p.m. in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall. It is free and open to the public.

Gustavus Honors Recital Set for Saturday

The Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College will present its annual senior Honors Recital on Saturday, May 3, beginning at 1:30 p.m. in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall. Selected by audition, six seniors will be performing in the recital, Jessica Gehrke, bassoon, Brian Fahey, baritone, Mark Wirbisky, viola, Rachel Braband, clarinet, Christa Saeger, 'cello and Joel Beachey, piano.

Mike Vax Big Band Brings Stan Kenton Alumni to Gustavus

The Department of Music at Gustavus is pleased to present the Mike Vax Big Band (featuring alumni from the Stan Kenton Orchestra) in concert at Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus, Thursday, May 1 at 7:30 p.m. This concert is the final event in an afternoon of clinics and demonstrations scheduled in Schaefer Fine Arts Center. Tickets for the evening concert are available by calling the Gustavus Ticket Center at 507-933-7590 or may be purchased at the door.

Gustavus Choir of Christ Chapel Home Concert Friday

Continuing with the theme set at Christmas in Christ Chapel in December, the Choir of Christ Chapel at Gustavus returns from its annual spring concert tour to present its home concert, Music and Poetry: The Ring of Words, Friday, April 25 in Christ Chapel. With Conductor Patricia Kazarow and Organist Chad Winterfeldt, the Choir will present the concert beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Gustavus Celebrates Weekend With Student Recitals

The Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College concludes the month of April with four senior recitals in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall and Christ Chapel. 'Cellist Christa Saeger, trombonist Glade Sietsema and pianist Matthew Wilberg present their final recitals in the recital hall April 26 and 27 while organist Joshua Pioske plans his senior performance in Christ Chapel.