Archive for February, 2011

Glowing Companion Tour Comments

The Gustavus Choir delighted its audiences in Italy as much as the sights and tastes of Italy delighted the Gustie travelers. The choir, however, earned especially high praise from its most faithful fans, the 15 members of the Gustavus Companion Tour. Those tour mates attended every concert and typically sat in the front row. Here […]

View a Photo Gallery

A collection of images from┬áthe Gustavus Choir’s January 2011 Class and Tour of Italy is now on the Gustavus Adolphus College Flickr site at Gustavus Choir Tour of Italy 2011. A picture is worth a thousand words, and thousands of images were captured along the way, yet some experiences reside best in memory. For a […]

Gustie Rouser and Circle Song in Verona

Thousands of miles away from campus, the Gustavus Choir shows its school spirit by spontaneously singing the “Gustie Rouser” on the Arena floor in Verona, Italy, during the January 2011 tour. Gustie Rouser by Gustavus Choir in Verona Italy January 2011 At this historic arena, the choir also sang/performed its “Circle Song.” The signature song […]

Favorite Art Encounters

Here, below, are some personal reflections from Gustavus Choir members about the art they experienced in Italy during the two-week January 2011 tour, which was preceded by studying art, culture, and creativity in the classroom earlier in the month. “The Visitation” by Mariotto Albertinelli in Florence “I’m not quite sure what it was about the […]