Entries tagged with ‘Swedish’

Gustavus Jazz Lab Band Invited to Perform with Sweden’s Ulf Johansson Werre

The American Swedish Institute is joining this year's Celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month by featuring the Uppsala University Jazz Orchestra, from Uppsala, Sweden (directed by Ulf Johansson Werre) and the Gustavus Jazz Lab Band (directed by Steve Wright), Wednesday, April 26, 7:00 p.m., at the Park Center High School in Brooklyn Park. This performance was made possible by the Twin Cities Jazz Society, the American Swedish Institute of Minneapolis, and the Uppsala-Minneapolis Sister City Committee.

Kroumata Percussion Ensemble at Gustavus

On April 2 & 3, the internationally acclaimed Swedish percussion ensemble Kroumata will be in residence at the Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College. On Monday evening, April 3, Kroumata will present a concert in Jussi Björling Recital Hall beginning at 7:30 p.m. With underwriting provided by the Ethel and Edgar Johnson Endowment for the Arts at Gustavus, this concert is free and open to the public.