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William Halpin gives lecture on wind bands Oct. 8

The Roots of the Modern Wind Band in the Operas Orchestras of Mozart
October 7, 2013

Dr. William Halpin will present a lecture on the roots of the modern wind band on Tuesday, October 8 at 5 pm. The lecture will take place in Hendrie Hall, Room 301.

The full title of the lecture is, “The Roots of the Modern Wind Band in the Operas Orchestras of Mozart.” Professor Emeritus at the Dublin [Ireland] Institute of Technology’s College of Music, Dr. Halpin launches his East Coast lecture series on the precedents of the modern wind orchestra in the opera orchestras of W.A. Mozart. He will be speaking to the Yale Concert Band, which will be performing excerpts from Mozart’s Gran Partita, K. 371, in November.

Yale School of Music students are welcome to attend.