Archive for Mara Klein

Gustavus Jazz brings home honors from Eau Claire Jazz Festival

The Gustavus Jazz Ensemble, Vocal Jazz Ensemble, and Jazztet hit the road over the weekend, stopping first to work with student musicians at Apple Valley High School and continuing on to take honors at the 52nd Annual Eau Claire Jazz Festival.

International Relations through Music

On April 18 a woodwind quartet made up of young pre-professional musicians from the Cuban American Youth Orchestra visited Gustavus Adolphus College for a musical and cultural exchange with Gustavus student musicians.

Comedy, Marriage, and Beyoncé

The Gustavus Adolphus College Theatre and Dance Department is bringing theatre to the people, as The Marriage of Figaro opens at the St. Peter Yoga Studio on April 20.

Howard Quednau: Venturing into a Third Dimension

"Howard Quednau: Dioramas" is on display at the Schaefer Art Gallery April 15-May 19.

Weekend Arts Preview: Grieg Piano Concerto and Anglican Vespers

This weekend features two of the Gustavus Adolphus College large touring ensembles in concert. The Gustavus Symphony Orchestra performs in the afternoon Sunday with the 2018 High School Concerto/Aria Competition winner, Kirill Nazarov. The Gustavus Choir follows with an evening vespers service with Chad Winterfeldt on organ. Both performances are free and open to the […]

Weekend Fine Arts Preview: From Dello Joio to Shakespeare

There are several great fine arts events on campus at Gustavus Adolphus College this weekend. All performances are free and open to the public and we hope you'll join us for one or all of them!

Gustavus Jazz Jamboree Takes Center Stage

Gustavus Adolphus College welcomes five specially selected high school jazz ensembles along with jazz performers the Adam Meckler Orchestra and Reggie Thomas to campus this weekend for the inaugural Gustavus Jazz Jamboree.

Gustavus Musicians and Faculty Featured at MMEA Conference

Performances at the conference include the Gustavus Wind Orchestra as well as ensembles conducted by Heidi Johanna Miller and Dave Stamps. James Patrick Miller will be inducted into Phi Beta Mu, the International Bandmasters Fraternity.

Come to the Cabaret!

The Gustavus Adolphus College Theatre and Dance Department invites you to escape to Weimar Germany in the early 1930s and join in the music, decadence, and spectacle of the Cabaret! Opening February 23 and running through March 4, Cabaret features a cast of more than 30 Gustavus students along with a live pit orchestra. The […]

New Hillstrom Museum of Art Exhibits Make a Bold Statement

The Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College is no stranger to famous artists and stunning exhibits; in fact, that is the norm. However, this one is special, and also a bit…different.