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Weekend of Student Recital Set at Gustavus

A full weekend of senior recitals will be presented by the Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College beginning Friday, April 20 through Sunday, April 22, in Jussi Björling Recital Hall. The six performances include both instrumental and vocal recitals and are free and open to the public.

Piano and Clarinet Recitals Scheduled at Gustavus

Student recitals by clarinetist Rachel Braband and pianists Beth Stauffer and Phil Sowden are set for March 23 and 24 at Gustavus Adolphus College's Jussi Björling Recital Hall. Braband's recital begins at 7:30, Friday, March 23 and the Stauffer and Sowden joint recital begins at 3:30 on Saturday, March 24. Both events are free and open to the public.

Pianist Esther Wang to Present J. Mark Scearce’s "The 99 Beautiful Names of God"

Gustavus pianist Esther Wang will present a faculty piano recital Sunday, March 11, featuring the 2004 composition by J. Mark Scearce titled The 99 Beautiful Names of God. Wang's recital will be performed in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus in St. Peter beginning at 3:30 p.m. The performance is free and open to the public.

Mankato Area Man Featured in Student Recitals at Gustavus This Sunday

Two student recitals are scheduled for Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus Sunday, November 12. North Mankato's Luke Royer, a 2003 Mankato West graduate, will present his senior voice recital at 1:30 p.m. Later, at 7:30 p.m., Joel Beachey and Mark LaVoie join efforts for a junior piano recital. Both recitals are free and open to the public with receptions following the performances.

Classical String and Piano Trio to Present Recital at Gustavus

The trio of Nina Tso-Ning Fan, violin, David Carter, 'cello and Esther Wang, piano, will present a recital of the music of Beethoven, Faure and Tchaikovsky in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus, Sunday, October 29, beginning at 1:30 p.m. This performance is free and open to the public.

John McKay Returns to Present Piano Recital at Gustavus

John McKay, long-time professor of piano at Gustavus Adolphus College, returns to Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall on Saturday, September 30 to present a guest recital at 7:30 p.m. His program for this recital includes works by Mozart, Debussy, Chopin and Franck. The recital is free and open to the public.

‘Cellist Isomura and Pianist Oshima-Ryan Present Recital at Gustavus

Sachiya Isomura, 'cellist with the Minnesota Orchestra and Yumiko Oshima-Ryan, pianist at Gustavus Adolphus College, will present a recital of works by Boccherini, Chopin, Mayuzumi and Brahms in a joint guest/faculty appearance on Saturday, September 23. This performance begins at 1:30 pm. in Jussi Björling Recital Hall on the Gustavus campus. It is free and open to the public.

Pianist R. Kent Cook Leads Off Gustavus Guest Artist Season

The Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College welcomes Pianist R. Kent Cook as its first guest artist of the new performance season. Cook will perform the Preludes for Piano by Claude Debussy on Friday, September 15, 2006, beginning at 7:30 p.m. This guest artist recital will be presented in Jussi Björling Recital Hall on the Gustavus campus. Dr. Cook's performance is sponsored by the Department of Music and is free and open to the public.

Weekend Recitals Close Performance Season at Gustavus

The Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College presents three student recitals this weekend in Bjorling Recital Hall as another recital season comes to a close. Percussionist Todd Swingle opens the weekend with his senior recital at 3:30 p.m., Saturday, May 13. Baritone Greg Dokken and soprano Jamie Hultgren combine efforts at 7:30 p.m. Aaron Hanson, saxophone, presents his senior recital in the recital hall beginning at 3:30 p.m., Sunday, May 14. All three recitals are open to the public.

Gustavus Honors Recital Set for Saturday

As part of the schedule of events for Gustavus' annual Honors Day, the Department of Music will present its Honors Recital, Saturday, May 6, beginning at 1:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel. Participation in the Honors Recital is determined by audition and is limited to graduating seniors in the department. Those honored for inclusion in this year's recital include Shannon Schultze, 'cello; Kathryn Filius, soprano; Chad Fothergill, organ; Sara Butwinick, soprano; Colin McGuire, violin and Eric Wilberg, piano.