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2016 WASBE Regional Conference (Prague, Czech Republic) The 2nd Regional WASBE Conference took place 8-11, July 2016 in the city of Prague, Czech Republic. Known as the “City of a Hundred Spires” Prague is in one of the most beautiful places in the world, and musicians have loved this city for centuries. Mozart’s opera “Don Giovanni”, was first performed in Prague and his Symphony No. 38 in D major, K. 504, was premiered in Prague in 1787 during Mozart's first visit to the city. Conference planners chose to focus on the extraordinary impact that Czech and [...]
2015 WASBE Conference San Jose, California (USA) was the location for the 16th International WASBE Conference from July 12-18, 2015. Due to its proximity to three international airports, unique culture, and high-tech facilities, San Jose, California was an ideal location for the WASBE Conference. It is consistently ranked as one of the safest big cities in the United States and is less than a one hour drive to another world class city – San Francisco. Three main facilities in downtown San Jose have been utilized during the WASBE Conference: The California Theatre hosted all of the [...]
2014 Hungary, Debrecen, Regional Conference The very first Regional WASBE Conference took place in July 6 - 14, 2014 in the city of Debrecen, Hungary. Many ensembles have applied to perform and, together with the East European WASBE section, Jozsef Csikota, the Dean of the Faculty of Music, Mihaly Duffek, and the City of Debrecen, WASBE provided a very interesting program. Debrecen with its almost 205.000 inhabitants is the second largest city in Hungary, and the city, 220 kilometers from Budapest has a rich, more than six centuries lasting history. It is not only the cultural [...]
2011 WASBE Conference Full Conference Program Book Download cover of Chiayi City WASBE Conference Program Book Download page 1-50 of Chiayi City WASBE Conference Program Book Download page 51-100 of Chiayi City WASBE Conference Program Book Download page 101-165 of Chiayi City WASBE Conference Program Book
2005 WASBE Conference Download the official program book A Composer’s View of Four Concerts of New Music UK composer Adam Gorb has written a review of four concerts presented by Asian bands at this year’s conference. This is not your typical review, however. Gorb writes about his reactions to the compositions from a composer’s point of view. Repertoire-Sessions in Singapur — ein Highlight! Neuere und neuste Blaesermusik aus aller Welt: aus Nod- und Suedamerika (12) fuer Schul- und Amateur-Orchester (10) aus Asien, Australien und Neuseeland (9) aus Europa (7) …organisiert, koordiniert und praesentiert vom neu [...]
2003 WASBE conference View 2003 WASBE Conference Program All Good Things “All good things come in threes” used to be the received wisdom about so many trios, including Schoenberg, Berg and Webern. Nowadays I am not so sure; during the last few months, once again we had a George Bush in the White House, once again we all invaded Iraq and once again I was Chair of Artistic Planning for a WASBE Conference. Most of the hard work had already been done before Bush and Saddam started their war, and luckily this time no groups [...]
2001 WASBE conference The 2001 WASBE Conference in Lucerne was like a dream. It is hard to believe the scenic splendor, gorgeous concert hall, wonderful receptions and outstanding array of wind music from around the world that was literally at our doorstep for a full week. Arriving in Lucerne from the Zurich airport, we were immediately struck by the clean efficiency and con-venience that this location afforded. Being comfortably whisked from the airport to the train station that was immediately next door to the concert hall, we found ourselves just a few steps away from the [...]