Entries tagged with ‘Music’

Gustavus Choir and Gustavus Wind Orchestra Premiere Virtual Tour Concerts

Featuring a mix of music and personal narratives, the innovative virtual tours share Gustavus music with the world amidst the continuing pandemic.

Kurt Elling ’89 Wins Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album

Long recognized as one of the top jazz vocalists of our time, Elling won his second Grammy Award for his album "Secrets are the Best Stories."

Tohoku and Fukushima: Ten Years Later

Music professor Masayoshi Ishikawa collaborated on this powerful tribute for the 10th anniversary of the 2011 Japanese tsunami and nuclear disaster.

Stamps Blends Jazz, Community, and Leadership in the Arts

Dave Stamps directs the Gustavus jazz ensembles, leads the arts administration program, and connects musicians across the region and beyond.

Two Virtual Performances Set for This Weekend

The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Music will present two virtual concerts this weekend. Along with the upcoming Winds of Christmas performance on Tuesday, December 8 and the premiere of Christmas in Christ Chapel on Saturday, December 19, the weekend concerts represent the culmination of an unusual semester marked by the COVID-19 pandemic—with musicians wearing […]

Hundreds of High School Musicians Attend 30th Annual Björling Music Festival

This week Gustavus Adolphus College hosted nearly 300 high school musicians from 65 different high schools during the 30th Annual Björling Music Festival

Masayoshi Ishikawa Wins Swenson-Bunn Award for Teaching Excellence

The visiting professor of music balances student-centered teaching with his own composition and performance work.

G-Sharp to Perform on Minnesota Public Radio May 10

Men's a capella group G-Sharp will perform live on Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) during Classical MPR Live with John Birge, which runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Gustavus Wind Orchestra Welcomes Guest Conductor Timothy Mahr on Saturday

The Gustavus Wind Orchestra, under interim conductor James Patrick Miller, welcomes guest conductor Timothy Mahr to Christ Chapel for its final 2009 performance on Saturday, May 2. The concert includes a premiere performance of This Dark World by junior David Mann, and soloists Hanna Schutte, xylophone and Abbie Johnson, piccolo. The concert begins at 3:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel and is open to the public at no charge.

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.