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FALL 2016
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Mar 16 - Mar 19
David Maslanka Composer Residency

Performance + Music Arts
March 16-19, 2017
Presented by the Cornell Wind Symphony

The Cornell Wind Symphony (CU Winds) welcomes guest composer David Maslanka. One of today’s most important composers for winds, Mr. Maslanka’s catalog of 150 works includes forty pieces for wind ensemble, including nine symphonies, fifteen concertos, a Mass, and numerous chamber works. Mr. Maslanka’s activities will include open rehearsals, presentations to Cornell undergraduate students and the Cornell Composers’ Forum, and a joint performance of his music by the Cornell Wind Symphony and the Ithaca High School Wind Ensemble. Included on the program will be Mr. Maslanka’s Eighth Symphony, and the world premiere of a new work written in honor and memory of Professor Emeritus Karel Husa. All events are free and open to the public. 

Thursday, March 16
10:25-11:35am – Rehearsal with Ithaca High School Wind Ensemble, Kulp Auditorium, IHS
4:45-6:45pm – Open rehearsal with Cornell Wind Symphony, Bailey Hall
7:30-8:30pm – Open lecture: “The Composer’s Language,” Lincoln Hall B20

Friday, March 17
10:25-11:35am – Rehearsal with Ithaca High School Wind Ensemble, Kulp Auditorium, IHS
1:30-3pm – Presentation to Cornell Composers’ Forum, Lincoln Hall

Saturday, March 18
9-10am – Open rehearsal with Ithaca High School Wind Ensemble, Bailey Hall
10am-12pm – Open rehearsal with Cornell Wind Symphony, Bailey Hall

Sunday, March 19
3pm – CU Winds & IHS Wind Ensemble in concert, Bailey Hall

Related Links:
CU Winds | Website
David Maslanka | Website