David Maslanka shakes Li Fangfang's hand after a performance of Symphony No. 4 by the Beijing Wind Orchestra at the National Center for the Performing Arts.

David Maslanka shakes the hand of Li Fangfang after a powerful performance of Symphony No. 4 by the Beijing Wind Orchestra at the National Centre for the Performing Arts. Li invited David to participate in the 2016 Asia Pacific Band Directors Association Conference.


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Maslanka in China

On July 13, I traveled to Beijing as the guest of the 19th Asia Pacific Band Directors Association (APBDA) Conference. My host was Li Fangfang, founder and conductor of the Beijing Wind Orchestra, the first independent professional wind ensemble […]

Honorary Doctorate from St. Olaf College

David Maslanka was honored with an honorary doctorate by St. Olaf College. Here’s the entire ceremony:

The following is the full text of Dr. Timothy Mahr’s and David Maslanka’s remarks.

Dr. Timothy Mahr’s remarks [starts at 11:50]

On the nomination of the […]

January Update

Midwest 2015

Maslanka Press exhibited at the Midwest Clinic in Chicago this past December for the first time. We were excited to welcome so many enthusiastic friends to the back corner of the McCormick Center. We expect this to be […]

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Congratulations to Cory S Barnfield for the release of his new album, "Out of This World"!

It's a stunning performance! Tone matching is the heart of the piece, and your work with Paul York is exquisite. Those no-vibrato octaves: amazing! I feel like I have been given a great gift. This quality of performance lets players know what must be done. Thank you! - David

Please support Cory by purchasing the album:
Itunes: itun.es/us/DmtGib
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2 months ago

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Last night the Tarleton University Wind Symphony, under the direction of Dr. Anthony Pursell, gave a powerful performance of "Hell's Gate" and "Give Us This Day." Congratulations on your amazing work! ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago

Alexandra Mascolo-David and the Central Michigan University Symphonic Band, John E. Williamson, cond. will premiere David Maslanka's new Concerto for Piano No. 3 "Do You Know My Name."

See the concert live stream: www.cmich.edu/colleges/CCFA/CCFASchoolofMusic/Pages/Streaming.aspx

The concert is free and open to the public
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Alexandra Mascolo-David and the Central Michigan University Symphonic Band, John E. Williamson, cond. will premiere David Maslanka's new Concerto for Piano No. 3 "Do You Know My Name." See the concert live stream: www.cmich.edu/colleges/CCFA/CCFASchoolofMusic/Pages/Streaming.aspx The concert is free and open to the public

Piano Concerto No 3 Premiere

February 21, 2017, 7:30pm

Staples Family Concert Hall

Alexandra Mascolo-David and the Central Michigan University Symphonic Band, John E. Williamson, cond. will premiere David Maslanka's new Concerto for Piano No. 3 "Do You Know My Name." See the concert live stream: www.cmich.edu/colleges/CCFA/CCFASchoolofMusic/Pages/Streaming.aspx The concert is free and open to the public

3 months ago


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