The Gustavus Symphony Orchestra

Recording from the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra Concert on Sunday Nov. 10th, 2013, performing music of Copland and Brahms, featuring Dr. Steve Wright and student soloist Bailey Hilgren.

Steve Wright, Trumpet, and Bailey Hilgren, English Horn

Symphony no. 2 in D Major, Op. 73 by Johannes Brahms

Recording from the Family Weekend Music Showcase on Sunday October 13th, 2013 performing Wagner's Overture to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Recording from the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra Concert on Saturday June 1st, 2013, featuring winners of the 2013 Concerto/Aria Competition.

Liszt's Les Préludes, S.97 (download mp3) (download ogg) (stream)

Grøndahl's Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra

Ben Whalen, Trombone

Sparke's Pantomime arranged by Adam Frey (download mp3) (download ogg) (stream)

Beth Hauer, Euphonium

Tchaikovsky's Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D Major, Op. 35

Taylor Frey, Violin

Recording from the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra Home Concert on Sunday April 14th, 2013, performing works by Mozart and Rimsky-Korsakov.

Mozart Overture to Cosi fan Tutte, K. 588 (download mp3) (download ogg) (stream)

Mozart Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola in E-flat Major; K. 364 featuring viola faculty Justin Knoepfel and student violinist Kendra Frey.

Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade, Op. 35

Recording from the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra Concert on Saturday November 10th, 2012, performing the Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61 by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) with soloist Peter McGuire.

Recording from the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra Concert on Saturday November 10th, 2012, performing Symphony No.8 in G Major, Op. 88 by Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)

Recording from October 7th 2012 Family Weekend Music Showcase performing Academic Festival Overture in C Minor, Op. 80 by Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Recording from March 25th 2012 Music Showcase featuring the world premiere of a newly commissioned piece "Faith and Perseverance" By Dr. Chen Yi (b. 1953), and "Die Moldau" by Bedřich Smetana (1824–1884)

Recording from the fall orchestra concert on Sunday November 13th 2011, featuring our clarinet faculty Karrin Meffert-Nelson and our violin/viola faculty Justin Knoepfel playing Bruch Concerto for Clarinet and Viola, Op. 88 and Schumann's Symphony no.3, also known as the "Rhenish."

Concerto for Clarinet and Viola in E minor, Op. 88, Max Bruch (1838-1920)

Karrin Meffert-Nelson, Clarinet
Justin Knoepfel, Viola

Symphony no.3 in E-flat Major, Op. 97 (“Rhenish”), Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

Recording from the live performances of the 2011 Season Finale on Saturday May 28th, 2011 in Christ Chapel, featuring the winners of the Concerto/aria Competition with the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra.

Symphony no. 8 in B minor, "Unfinished", Franz Schubert (1797-1828)


Flute Concerto in D Major, Op. 10 no. 3, Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

Antonio Herbert, Flute


Toreador Song, Georges Bizet (1838-1875)

Christopher Hall, Baritone


Concerto in D minor for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 47, Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)

Taylor Frey, Violin