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A Saturday of Recitals at Gustavus

Three student recitals are scheduled to be presented on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus Saturday, April 12. Senior recitalists Andrew Jensen, percussion (1:30), and Hayden Kane, euphonium (3:30), open the afternoon, followed by vocalists Emily Moran and Tony Spain at 7:30 p.m. The three recitals are open to the public and will be presented in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall.

Sweden’s Thomas Schoenberg and St. Paul Chris Kachian Guest Artists at Gustavus

Swedish 'cellist Thomas Schoenberg and St. Paul classical guitarist Chris Kachian will present a guest recital of contemporary works for guitar and 'cello at Gustavus Adolphus College on Sunday, April 6. This performance in Jussi Björling Recital Hall begins at 3:00 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Gustavus Wind Orchestra Presents Home Concert at Christ Chapel

The Gustavus Wind Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Douglas Nimmo, will present its annual Home Concert in Christ Chapel on Saturday, April 5 beginning at 3:00 p.m. This pubic performance by the ensemble will feature St. Peter baritione Michael Jorgensen following the wind orchestra's spring concert tour to Florida. Saturday's concert in Christ Chapel is free and open to the public.

Emily Johnson Clarinet Recital Sunday at Gustavus

The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Music will present Emily C. Johnson in her junior clarinet recital Sunday, March 16 in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall. Accompanied by pianist Bonnie Jorgensen, Ms. Johnson will present works by Lutoslawski, Caravan and Robert Schumann in recital beginning at 4:30 p.m.

Gustavus Department of Music Presents Music Showcase at Orchestra Hall

The three international touring ensembles at Gustavus Adolphus College will present the 2008 Gustavus Music Showcase at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 9 at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis. Performances by the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra and conductor Warren Friesen, the Gustavus Wind Orchestra and conductor Douglas Nimmo and the Gustavus Choir with guest conductor Robert Scholz will feature works from a recent tour to China by the Symphony and spring concert tours by the Wind Orchestra and Choir.

Christmas in Christ Chapel to be Broadcast and Streamed

Gustavus Adolphus College annual holiday celebration, Christmas in Christ Chapel, will be broadcast throughout the region and streamed on line during the coming Christmas season. "The Word Becomes Flesh," presented in Christ Chapel to sold-out audiences on November 30, December 1 and 2, will be broadcast by several radio stations in Minnesota and northern Iowa, as well as streamed by KMSU FM 89.7 on Christmas Eve.

Despite Snow, 35th Annual Christmas in Christ Chapel Set for Weekend

Despite forecasts of heavy snow during the weekend in parts of Southern Minnesota, Christmas in Christ Chapel at Gustavus Adolphus College remains on as scheduled. Ticket holders are asked to take the appropriate steps and allow for extra driving time if necessary.

Gustavus Percussionists in Concert Sunday

The Gustavus Percussion Ensembles Fall Concert is set for Sunday, November 18, beginning at 1:30 p.m. in Jussi Björling Recital Hall on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus. Conducted by Robert Adney and Paul Hill, the concert is free and open to the public.

Student Recitals Fill Weekend with Music at Gustavus

Three student recitals of bassoon, voice and flute, sponsored by the Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College, are scheduled for this weekend on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus. The recitals, Jessica Gehrke, bassoon; Hannah Wunsch, voice; and Brittany Krusemark, flute, are free and open to the public.

Engebretson to Present Faculty Saxophone Recital

Faculty member John Engebretson will present a saxophone recital in Jussi Björling Recital Hall on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus, Friday, November 2, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Assisting in this recital are pianist Esther Wang, guitarist Jim McGuire, bassist Rick Orpen and Andrew Haaheim on drums. The performance is free and open to the public