The St. Olaf Orchestra – Fall Tour 2017

The St. Olaf Orchestra has a great program lined up for our fall tour. The big work is Rachmaninoff 2nd symphony. It’s rather famous, a lot of people will know the tune. So it’s a great chance to see a cross-section of St. Olaf College but mainly it’s a chance to hear some fantastic music…

Adrian Plays Jazz in Cuba

I’m Adrian Calderon. I play piano in the Jazz I. The caliber of musicianship we heard here, from the street musicians all the way to the University students was just absolutely insane. They’re just complete owners of their instruments. Rhythm is the biggest thing when it comes to music here. Rhythm is kind of a…

The purpose of the St. Olaf Christmas Festival

We don’t attempt to sell a commercial Christmas. We attempt to bring the good news that we believe as a college of faith, that at this time of the year we come together, put aside our differences, put aside those things which divide us, and we come together seeking common good. We seek justice. We…

Oles Down Under: The St. Olaf Band in Australia

Hi, I’m Max Voda and I’m Amanda Staab and we’ve had a great time here in Sydney over the past couple days. We got to take a tour of the Opera House, which was an incredible experience. We had our last performance in the Sydney Conpservatorian of Music. It went very well, and then we…