banner_ENG_podstrankyConference Agenda:

  • Clinics on Julius Fučík, Václav Nelhýbel and Karel Husa
  • Workshop with Douglas Bostock
  • Presentation of Czech symphonic band music
  • Presentation of Alexander Comitas
  • Presentation by Adams Musical Instruments
All lectures were held in OLŠANKA HOTEL, PRAGUE 3

Schedule of lectures:

July 9th, 2016

musicological lectures – Lecture Room

9:00 Miro Saje (Slovenia): Slovenian Symphonic Wind Band Music – review

9:30 Libor Mikl (CZ): Wind Bands in the Czech School System – a critical appraisal

10:00 Dr. Josef Šebesta (CZ): Conflicts in the Contemporary Perception of Wind Band Music in the Czech Republic

10:30 – 11:00 intermission

11:00 Dr. Eva Vičarová (CZ): Julius Fučík in a historical perspective

11:30 prof. Dr. Jan Vičar (CZ): Contemporary Czech Symphonic Band Music in the Czech Republic in the context of works by Karel Husa

12:00 – 12:30 discussion

July 10th, 2016

repertoire session, workshops – Congress Hall – with the participation of the Prague Castle Guard and Czech Police Band

9:00 Repertoire session: Czech Symphonic Wind Band Music

10:15 Douglas Bostock (Great Britain): Conductor’s workshop, Václav Nelhýbel: Trittico

11:15 Alexander Comitas (Netherlands): Evoking symphonic sounds with a wind orchestra (Kansai Rhapsody)

July 11th, 2016

presentations of wind band traditions and repertoire – Lecture Room

9:00 Dr. Václav Blahunek (CZ): Interpretative course on Václav Nelhýbel

9:50 Aavo Ots, Hando Poldmae (Estonia): Estonian Symphonic Wind Band Music – review

10:40 – 11:00 intermission

11:00 Dr. László Marosi (Hungary): History and repertoire of 250 year Hungarian band music

11:50 Warren D. Olfert (USA): Rediscovering the band music of Vincent Persichetti