VISITING ARTIST/GUEST CONDUCTOR Johan de Meij

Mar

19

07:30 PM
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VISITING ARTIST/GUEST CONDUCTOR Johan de Meij

Tuesday, March 19, 7:30 p.m.

VISITING ARTIST/GUEST CONDUCTOR

Johan de Meij

Tuesday, March 19, 7:30 p.m.

Quimby Theater, Vanderlyn Hall

Dutch composer and conductor Johan de Meij joins the SUNY Ulster Wind Ensemble as guest conductor. The performance will feature works by de Meij and others. There will be a Q&A session at the performance.

Johan de Meij studied trombone and conducting at the Royal Conservatory of Music in The Hague. His award-winning oeuvre of original compositions, symphonic transcriptions and film score arrangements has garnered him international acclaim. His Symphony No. 1 The Lord of the Rings (Sudler Composition Prize) has been recorded by The London Symphony Orchestra, The North Netherlands Orchestra, The Nagoya Philharmonic and The Amsterdam Wind Orchestra, among others. His symphonies have been enthusiastically received at many of the world’s finest venues.

Johan de Meij currently maintains posts with both the New York Wind Symphony and the Kyushu Wind Orchestra in Fukuoka, Japan as their principal guest conductor. Johan is founder and CEO of his own publishing company Amstel Music, established in 1989. For more information contact Chris Earley, Chair of the Arts, at earleyc@sunyulster.edu or (845) 688-1949.

Johan de Meij conducting

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