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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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 […]
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 […]
Feb. 4 2016: traveled from New York City to Pascack Hills High School in Montvale, New Jersey, hosted by Chris Wilhjelm.
The St. Olaf Band had been on tour and had done at least six performances of the piece before […]
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 […]