Finding the Rhythm
By developing their listening skills, students learn to understand and appreciate classical music.
Where Ideas and Music Meet
A joint German studies/music course gives students a deeper understanding of Western European cultural history.
Macalester After Dark
From Summit to St. Clair, the campus was jumping on a warm Friday February night.
Music and Freedom
A first-year class connects philosophy, politics, and history with music ranging from Mozart to Mingus.
From Chopin to Chromactics
Along with the usual concerts and a capella performances, Macalester’s Music Department hosted many special guests and witnessed the inaugural performances of new student groups.
Passions and Requiems
A course cross-listed in Music and Religious Studies teaches unforgettable lessons of power and prayer.
Football and Fine Arts
John Verkuilen ’13, a four-year football player for Macalester, also sang in and co-led the student a cappella group Off Kilter.
Making Music in London
While studying at King’s College London, Sam Tygiel ’13 visited ancient churches, immersed himself in the arts scene, and composed new music.
Two new conductors–Mark Mandarano and Mike McGaghie–bring fresh energy to Macalester' performing arts scene.
Under the direction of Prof. Michael McGaghie, students from various disciplines create perfect harmony in the Macalester Concert Choir.
Pursuing the Ultrafast
Maggie Molter’s graphene research allowed her to work directly with her Mac professor and as part of a university research group.
Macalester College presents guitarist Bill Frisell
Legendary guitarist Bill Frisell is the spring 2013 guest for Macalester’s New Music Series, sponsored by the Rivendell Foundation. He’ll perform at 8 p.m. on Friday, February 22, 2013, in Mairs Concert Hall, in the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center, 1600 Grand Ave, St. Paul, Minn.
Orchestra Tunes Up
Conductor Mark Mandarano leads his student performers in the recently rebuilt Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center.
Music in Milan
Nicole Depolo '13 says, "Studying abroad makes you step out of yourself and your place of origin to better understand all that you previously failed to question."