Angel of Mercy

Honorary Doctorate from St. Olaf College

By |August 5th, 2016|

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 faculty, and with the approval of the St. Olaf Board of Regents, it is my […]

Angel of Mercy – working with Dr. Tim Mahr and the St. Olaf Band

By |March 8th, 2016|

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 I heard the music for the first time at Chris Wilhjelm’s school. We had only […]