Entries tagged with ‘Spotlight’

Celebrating former music faculty Paul and Helen Baumgartner

The Fine Arts Office and Alumni and Parent Engagement Office are pleased to present the Baumgartner Memorial Concert, a recital to honor and celebrate former Gustavus music faculty Paul and Helen Baumgartner.  The recital will be held on Homecoming Saturday, September 23 at 5:30 p.m in Christ Chapel. The recital includes performances by current Gustavus […]

A Gustie Songbird Returns to the Nest

Dr. Andrew Kendall ‘15 is coming back to the Hill as the conductor of the Choir of Christ Chapel and Lucia Singers. What have you been up to since leaving Gustavus? A.K.: Right after I graduated from Gustavus, I taught for three years in Holdingford, MN, where I was responsible for 11 choirs. After that, […]

Gusties Shine By Working With Renowned Opera Company

Each year, the Chautauqua Opera Young Artist Program attracts anywhere from 700-900 applicants, of which approximately 400 are invited to auditions in the fall. From those auditions, 24 Young Artists are chosen to participate in the summer season. This year, Gusties Larissa McConnell, Theatre & Dance, and Myra Nelson ‘24 are working together in Chautauqua […]

Theatre Professor Larissa McConnell Receives National URTA Award

The Gustavus Adolphus College Theatre Department is honored to announce that the University Resident Theatre Association (URTA) has chosen Professor Larissa McConnell to receive the esteemed URTA Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Training in the area of Costume Design and Technology.  “The awards recognize outstanding work of undergraduate instructors, coaches, mentors, as well as institutions, […]