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John Mason, Anchor, KSTP-TV, will narrate the 2007 Nobel Conference Concert, Tuesday, October 2, beginning at 8:00 p.m. in Christ Chapel. The concert, matching the energy theme of the annual Nobel Conference, will feature a 1956 industrial cartoon titled "Energetically Yours" and funded by Standard Oil Company of New Jersey. Mason will narrate the film with music provided by the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra and conductor Warren Friesen. The Gustavus Choir and two quartets will also participate.
The Gustavus Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Warren Friesen, will present the Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Music's season finale, Saturday, May 26, beginning at 8:00 p.m. in Christ Chapel. This final performance includes solo performances by three concerto competition winners, Christopher Fogderud, trumpet, Katherine Johns, saxophone and Justin Schramm, marimba. The public is cordially invited to attend this finale concert.
The Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to announce the fall concert of the Gustavus Symphony and Philharmonic Orchestras, Sunday, November 5. The two ensembles, under the direction of Warren Friesen, will present this concert in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall beginning at 1:30 p.m.
The annual Nobel Conference Concert takes this year's theme of "Medicine: Prescription for Tomorrow" and expands it to include musical references in history. The program includes the "Transformation" scene from the Jekyll and Hyde musical to tunes for patents medicines to a premiere of a symphonic score for the first horror film ever filmed, Thomas Edison's Frankenstein from 1910. This performance begins at 8:00 p.m. in Christ Chapel, Tuesday, October 3. The event is free and open to the pubic.
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.
The Department of Music presents the Home Concerts for the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra and the Gustavus Jazz Lab Band as the ensembles return from their annual spring break concert tours. The Symphony, under the direction of Warren Friesen, open the weekend with a 7:30 p.m. concert on Friday, April 7. The Jazz ensemble and director Steve Wright will follow with their home concert and guest trombonist Dave Graf on Saturday, April 8, at 7:30 p.m. in Björling Recital Hall.
The Gustavus Symphony and Philharmonic Orchestras will present their fall concert in a joint performance on Friday, November 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus. Conductor Warren Friesen leads the two student ensembles in this concert which is free and open to the public.
Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Music will present a concert by its two symphony orchestras, Saturday, November 13, at 3:30 p.m. in Jussi Björling Recital Hall. This concert, directed by Warren Friesen, is free and open to the public