New publication on Mozart's Operas

Magic Flute Production with William Halpin

Dr William Halpin, Head of Orchestral Studies has recently published his doctoral dissertation which is titled:

The Wind Band in Mozart's Operas - Origins, Function, and Legacy:
A Study of Mozart's Use of Wind and Brass Instruments in his Operas and how this Influenced the Modern Symphony Orchestra

(photo from the DIT production of 'The Magic Flute' conducted by the author) 

Published in paperback by VDM Publishing (Germany), the book is now available from and