Entries tagged with ‘jazz’

Vocal and Instrumental Combine for Concert Sunday at Gustavus

The Gustavus Chamber Singers and the Adolphus Jazz Ensemble combine efforts Sunday, April 19, for a joint concert in Bjorling Recital Hall on the Gustavus campus. The performance begins in Bjorling Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m.

Gustavus Jazz Home Concert Saturday

Following a 10-day concert tour through the Midwest and an appearance at the Eau Claire Jazz Festival, the Gustavus Adolphus College Jazz Lab Band returns to Gustavus to play a home concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 18 at Jussi Björling Recital Hall.

Gustavus Jazz Takes Second in Eau Claire Competition

The Gustavus Jazz Lab Band, under the direction of Steve Wright, placed second behind St. Paul's McNally Smith School of Music in the college and university big band division at the Eau Claire Jazz Festival, Friday, April 3. Also participating in the adjudicated festival were jazz bands from Iowa State, St. Olaf, Hamline, North Central, and UW jazz bands from Whitewater, Platteville and Superior.

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.

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.

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.

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 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 Jazz in Concert Saturday

The Gustavus Jazz Lab Band and the Adolphus Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Steve Wright, will present their fall concert, Saturday, November 17, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Jussi Björling Recital Hall. This is the first performance by the jazz lab band on the campus following the release of their newest cd, Taking Off, earlier this fall. This performance is free and open to the public.

Sunday Concerts Feature Student Ensembles at Gustavus

The Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College will feature the work of six student ensembles in three concerts on Sunday, April 29. The day of music includes the Flute Choir, Woodwind Ensembles, the Adolphus Jazz Ensemble, Chambers Singers, St. Ansgar's Chorus and the Birgitta Singers. All three performances are free and open to the public.