Entries tagged with ‘Nimmo’

Gustavus Wind Orchestras Present Concert Friday

The Gustavus and Vasa Wind Orchestras, from Gustavus Adolphus College, will join to present their fall concert in Christ Chapel, Friday, November 10, beginning at 7:30 p.m. This performance, directed by Douglas Nimmo, includes a work dedicated to the work of long-time conductor Myron Falck who passed away earlier this year.

Winds and Symphony Orchestras Combine for Spring Concert

The Vasa Wind Orchestra and the Gustavus Philharmonic Orchestra will present a combined concert on Friday, May 12, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at Gustavus Adolphus College. This performance, under the direction of Douglas Nimmo and Warren Friesen, is free and open to the public and will be presented in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall.

Wind, Percussion and Choral Concerts Fill Weekend at Gustavus

A series of ensemble concerts are scheduled for the weekend at Gustavus Adolphus College. The Gustavus Wind Orchestra opens the schedule on Saturday, May 6 in Christ Chapel. The Gustavus Percussion Ensembles open Sunday's schedule at 1:30 in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall and the men's and women's choruses, St. Ansgar's and Birgitta finish the weekend at 7:00 p.m. Sunday in Christ Chapel. All three events are open to the public.

Gustavus Premieres Beautiful Savior Commission

On Friday, November 18, the Gustavus Wind Orchestra from Gustavus Adolphus College will premiere a newly written work, commissioned by the College and based on the hymn tune, Beautiful Savior. The new work, Light of My Soul, was written by David Gillingham and commissioned for the ensembles' 2006 Eastern European Concert Tour. Friday's concert in Christ Chapel begins at 7:30 p.m. It is free and open to the public.

Oboist Robinson to Appear With Gustavus Wind Orchestra Saturday

As the final event in a week-long artist-in-residency, New York Philharmonic Orchestra's Principal Oboist Joseph Robinson will appear as guest artist with the Gustavus Wind Orchestra, Saturday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel.