Join Augsburg alumni and the Augsburg Alumni Board for a dessert reception following the MasterworksChorale of Augsburg’s Spring Concert, “Finlandia Meets Earth Day,” onApril 23.
Visit with chorale members, members of the Augsburg Alumni Board,MasterworksDirector Dr. Peter Hendrickson’76, and composers Steve Heitzeg and Olli Kortekangas.
Admission to the concert is free.
RSVP onlineor call the Alumni Association to register at 612-330-1085.
MasterworksChorale of Augsburg Spring Concert – Finlandia Meets Earth Day Date:Saturday, April 23, 2016 Time:2 p.m.Concert 3:15 – 4:30 p.m.Reception Location:Central Lutheran Church,333 S. 12th St., Minneapolis, MN 55404
Featuring: Litanies for the Livingby Steve Heitzeg
Seven Songs for Planet Earth, byOlli Kortekangas– Midwest Premiere in Minneapolis
Seven Songs for Planet Earth, Finnish composer Olli Kortekangas’s symphonic cantata with Earth Day texts by Wendell Berry, will receive its Midwest premiere on the Earth Day weekend, withmezzo-sopranoNicole Warner’01,baritoneAaron Larson, Nancy Grundahl’s children’s choir Angelica Cantanti, and theMasterworks Chorale of Augsburg College, conducted by Peter Hendrickson. The work was first performed in 2011 in Washington D.C., and has since received both American and Finnish performances.
More than 90 Augsburg alumni, friends, and community leaders came together for a special networking event at the Kahler Grand Hotel in Rochester on May 18, featuring Rochester mayor Ardell Brede, President Pribbenow, and guest speaker Dr. Paul S. Mueller ’84.
Mueller, the chair of the Augsburg Board of Regents spoke on the topic of “Augsburg College: Small to Our Students and Big for the World,” and cited current student Vision Bagonza ’17 and recent graduate Michelle Grafelman ’15 as students living out Augsburg’s mission. With more than 2,500 Auggies living in the Rochester area, the College’s presence in Minnesota’s fastest growing city is growing. The event was an opportunity for local alumni to connect, meet community leaders, hear more about the great work Augsburg is doing as the premier private education provider in Rochester. Continue reading “Alumni Connect at Rochester Reception”→
Please join us for an Augsburg College gathering of alumni, parents and friends. This uniquely Augsburg reception will be held at OmniEarth Inc., a sci-tech start-up launched by alumnus Lars Dyrud ’97, who serves as President and CEO. While we gather for food and fun conversation, Provost and Chief Academic Officer Karen Kaivola will discuss how Augsburg is educating students for a life of meaning and purpose in the 21st century. This is your opportunity to reconnect with Auggies in D.C., don’t miss it!
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
251 18th St. S., Suite 650
Arlington, VA 22202
Located above the Crystal City Metro Stop
RSVP by Friday, March 20 at augsburg.edu/alumni/events or by calling 612-330-1085.
Homecoming Week kicked off with the third annual Maroon & Silver Society reception on Tuesday, September 23, in the Arnold Atrium of Hoversten Chapel. The Maroon & Silver Society recognizes donors who give generously to the College’s annual fund, The Augsburg Fund, with gifts of $1,000 or more each year.