The World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles (WASBE) is the only international organization of wind band conductors, composers, performers, publishers, teachers, instrument makers and friends of wind music. It is completely dedicated to enhancing the quality of wind bands throughout the world.
The WASBE Conference is a unique celebration of symphonic wind music, hosting the best wind bands and ensembles, conductors, musicians and music experts from around the world. This biennial event has taken place in different cultural centers all over the globe for the last 40 years.
In addition to several elite Czech wind ensembles, eight other ensembles hailing from Spain, Germany, South Korea, The Netherlands, Switzerland, and the United States have been invited to perform. These ensembles were selected through an international audition process. The University of Louisville Wind Ensemble has been invited to perform on the final day of the conference, Saturday, July 23, 2022.
Your investment helps our students experience the incredible opportunity to travel to Prague and play on an international stage among the best in the world.