The St. Olaf dance department hosted dancers from the Seattle-based company Lingo dancetheater last week. The dancers guest-instructed advanced dance classes during their residency. They also rehearsed their own pieces, finishing the week with two performances of their traveling show, Relatively Real: What do you think you are?
Ask any cellist on campus or off about what cello pieces they cherish and they will likely mention the Bach suites. Musicians can revisit and restudy the suites countless times to explore new musical possibilities and interpretations, as Associate Professor of Music David Carter has done over the last 11 years.
The St. Olaf Band unleashed the magic and drama of J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle Earth into the Skoglund Center on Saturday. The concert began with a rousing march by Gustav Holst, followed by Morton Goulds Ballad for Band, featuring guest alumni conductor Dr. Elizabeth Kirchoff 83.
Who would have thought Oles would be spending their homecoming weekend at Carleton?
For swing dance fans, the Minnesota Colleges Swing Festival, sponsored by the St. Olaf Swing Club and the Carleton Rugcutters, was just too big an event to miss.