Gregory Aune

Faculty

Professor, Jon and Anita Thomsen Young Distinguished Endowed Chair, Conductor of The Gustavus Ch in Music and Music - Ensembles

Gregory J. Aune, D.M.A. is currently in his twenty-first year as Professor of Music and Conductor of The Gustavus Choir, and holds the Jon and Anita Thomsen Young Distinguished Endowed Chair in Music.  In addition to his leadership of the Gustavus Choir, he teaches advanced choral conducting and serves as Music Director of the annual Christmas in Christ Chapel program. Active as an adjudicator and guest conductor in the Upper Midwest, he most recently served as the conductor of the 2010 Wisconsin Music Educators All-State Mixed Honors Choir.  Choirs under Aune's direction have made three featured appearances at the North Central Division Convention of the American Choral Directors Association, and have sung at the Minnesota Music Educators Association and the Kansas Music Educators Association Convention. 

Professor Aune has an extensive resume conducting choral/orchestral masterworks and orchestral literature, including multiple performances of Handel's Messiah, Bach's St. Matthew Passion, the Mozart Requiem, and the Brahms German Requiem.  He has conducted symphonies and orchestral works of Brahms, Schubert, Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Grieg, Elgar, Bernstein, and Weber, and concertos of Chopin, Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Bruch, Saint-Saens, and Mozart.

A 1976 graduate of Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota, Aune holds graduate degrees from the University of Iowa School of Music, including the D.M.A. awarded in 1987.  His post-graduate experiences include study and performance with the Robert Shaw Choral Institute, under the auspices of Carnegie Hall, New York.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Public School Music Concordia College, 1976 Master of Arts, Choral Conducting University of Iowa, 1981 Doctor of Musical Arts, Choral Conducting University of Iowa, 1987

Areas of Expertise

Choral Literature and Conducting


Courses Taught

MUS-156 (Gustavus Choir)

Past
Synonym Title Times Taught Terms Taught
MUS-156 Gustavus Choir 97 2018/SP, 2018/JN, 2017/FA, 2017/SP, 2017/JN, 2016/FA, 2016/SP, 2016/JN, 2015/FA, 2015/SP, 2015/JN, 2014/FA, 2014/SP, 2014/JN, 2013/FA, 2013/SP, 2013/JN, 2012/FA, 2012/SP, 2011/FA, 2011/JN, 2010/FA, 2010/SP, 2009/FA, 2009/SP, 2008/FA, 2007/SP, 2007/JN, 2006/FA, 2006/SP, 2006/JN, 2005/FA, 2005/SP, 2005/JN, 2004/FA, 2004/SP, 2004/JN, 2003/FA, 2003/SP, 2003/JN, 2002/FA, 2002/SP, 2002/JN, 2001/FA, 2001/SP, 2001/JN, 2000/FA, 2000/SP, 2000/JN, 1999/FA, and 1999/SP
MUS-154 Chamber Singers 42 2013/SP, 2011/FA, 2010/FA, 2009/SP, 2008/FA, 2007/SP, 2006/FA, 2006/SP, 2005/FA, 2005/SP, 2004/FA, 2004/SP, 2003/FA, 2003/SP, 2002/SP, 2001/FA, 2001/SP, 2000/FA, 2000/SP, 1999/FA, and 1999/SP
MUS-152 Saint Ansgar's Chorus 42 2011/FA, 2010/FA, 2009/SP, 2008/FA, 2007/SP, 2006/FA, 2006/SP, 2005/FA, 2005/SP, 2004/FA, 2004/SP, 2003/FA, 2003/SP, 2002/FA, 2002/SP, 2001/FA, 2001/SP, 2000/FA, 2000/SP, 1999/FA, and 1999/SP
MUS-385 Choral Conducting 18 2018/SP, 2017/SP, 2016/SP, 2015/SP, 2014/SP, 2013/SP, 2012/SP, 2010/SP, 2009/SP, 2007/SP, 2006/SP, 2005/SP, 2004/SP, 2003/SP, 2002/SP, 2001/SP, 2000/SP, and 1999/SP
MUS-202 Choral Music Literature 11 2012/SP, 2009/SP, 2007/SP, 2006/SP, 2005/SP, 2004/SP, 2003/SP, 2002/SP, 2001/SP, 2000/SP, and 1999/SP
MUS-384 Choral Conducting I 5 2003/FA, 2002/FA, 2001/FA, 2000/FA, and 1999/FA
MUS-170 Symphony Orchestra 4 2010/SP and 2009/FA
MUS-111 Music Theory I 3 2004/FA
Courses prior to Spring semester 1999 are not displayed.