UPCOMING EVENTS

  • December 30th, 2019 - December 31st, 2019
  • Destinations & Events 2019:
  • December 17-21
    73rd Midwest Clinic
    Chicago, Illinois - USA

     
    December 28-30
    The Royal Swedish Cadet Band - Conductor: Johan de Meij, Håkan Björkman trombone soloist
    Spring
    T-Bone Concerto (for trombone & wind orchestra)
    -.-.-.- intermission -.-.-.-
    Extreme Beethoven
    Clair de Lune 
    Henry V (Suite from the Movie)
    Encore: Duet from Don Carlo (2 solo trombones & wind orchestra) - Giuseppe Verdi
    December 30, 2019 - 5:00 pm Sparresalen, Karlskrona - Sweden
     

    Events 2020 (Preview)

    Calefax & Marinierskapel der Koninklijke Marine - conductor Arjan Tien
    'Un Momento Dado’ (written for reed quintet Calefax & Marinierskapel) - world première
    January 10 Concertzaal, Tilburg - The Netherlands 
    January 31 De Oosterpoort, Groningen - The Netherlands 

    January 15-18
    * Soli Brass Leeuwarden - Conductor: Johan de Meij
    Ceremonial Fanfare
    Sinfonietta No. 1 (for brass band)
    * Noord Nederlands Jeugd Orkest -  - Conductor: Erik Janssen, Levy Pletting, soprano
    The Book of Urizen - Jacob de Haan
    -.-.-.-. Intermission -.-.-.-.-
    * Noord Nederlands Orkest (NNO) - Conductor: Johan de Meij
    Symphony no. 2 The Big Apple (Orchestral Version)
    January 18, 2020 - 8:15 pm Stadsschouwburg De Harmonie , Leeuwarden - The Netherlands

    January 22-25
    United States Navy Band - Washington - Conductor: Johan de Meij, Tormod Flaten, euphonium soloist
    Magic Garden (from The Venetian Collection)
    UFO Concerto (euphonium & wind orchestra)
    American Suite - Antonin Dvorak
    Dance of the Elves - David Popper
    January 25, 2020 - 5:00 pm Weinberg Center, Frederick, Maryland - USA

    Barclay Brass - Conductor: Johan de Meij
    Fanfare pour précéder La Péri - Paul Dukas
    Nimrod – Edward Elgar /Arr. David Miller
    Sinfonietta No. 1 
    Song (in memoriam Bengt Eklund) - Frode Rydland
    Euphonium soloist: Tormod Flaten
    William Tell Overture (Finale) - Gioachino Rossini
    -.-.-.-.- intermission -.-.-.-.-.
    Gandalf (part I from The Lord of the Rings) 
    Journey in the Dark (part IV from The Lord of the Rings) 
    Hobbits (part V from The Lord of the Rings) 
    October – Eric Whitacre/Arr. David Miller 
    Duet from Don Carlo (two euphoniums, symphonic brass & percussion) - Giuseppe Verdi
    Euphonium soloists: Tormod Flaten & Johan de Meij
    January 26, 2020 - 4:00 pm George Mason University, The Harris Theater, Fairfax, Virginia - USA

    Düsseldorfer Symphoniker - Conductor: Jesko Sirvend
    Symphony no. 3 Planet Earth (Orchestral Version) (with Movie)
    February 07, 2020 - 6:00 pm Tonhalle - Mendelssohn-Saal, Düsseldorf - Germany
    https://www.tonhalle.de/reihen/reihe/Junge-Tonhalle1/The-Sound-of-Future-Trilogie-II/

    Harmonie Shostakovitch - Conductor: Johan de Meij
    La Fanciulla del West
    Casanova - Johan van Iersel cello soloist
    Te Deum
    -.-.-.-. Intermission -.-.-.-.-
    Da Vinci (A Study on Ivory Keys)
    Angelo del Cielo - Johan van Iersel cello soloist
    Jazz Suite No. 2
    Encore: 
    Dance of the Elves - David Popper, Johan van Iersel cello soloist
    February 09, 2020 - 8:00 pm Atrium, Viques - Switzerland
    February 10, 2020 - 5:00 pm Atrium, Viques - Switzerland

    March 4-7
    American Band Masters Conference
    The Unites State Air Force Band
    Vintage - David Gillingham
    Johan de Meij, conductor - euphonium soloist Brandon Jones
    Beau Rivage Magnolia Ballroom
    March 6, 7.30 pm Biloxi, Mississippi - USA

    March 9-10
    2019 New York International Music Festival
    (World Projects International)
    Carnegie Hall
    New York NY - USA


    March 21-26
    Hawaii Music Festival
    World Projects International
    Honolulu, Hawaii - USA

    April 1-5
    Banda Musicale Città di Procida - Conductor: Johan de Meij, Francesco Trio alto sax soloist
    The Witches' Sabbath - Giacomo Puccini
    FELLINI (for alto sax, wind orchestra & circus band)
    Te Deum - Giacomo Puccini
    -.-.-.-. Intermission -.-.-.-.-
    Here comes Everybody - Anthony Fiumara (Italian Premiere)
    Extreme Make-Over (for Wind Orchestra)
    April 05, 2020 - 8:00 pm Abbazia di San Michele Arcangelo, Procida, Napoli - Italy

    Amsterdam Brass - Brandt Attema
    bass trombone soloist
    Oosterkerk
    April 11, 2020 - 8:00 pm Amsterdam - The Netherlands

    April 20-22
    2019 New York International Music Festival
    (World Projects International)
    Carnegie Hall
    New York NY - USA

    April 23-25
    Buffalo-Niagara Concert Band
    Symphony No. 5 Return to Middle Earth
    Buffalo, New York - USA

    April 28-30
    University of Wisconsin River Falls
    Fellini - with Hans de Jong, alto saxophone
    River Falls, Wisconsin - USA

    May 3-5
    Nagoya Wind Orchestra
    Kariya Cultural Center
    Nagoya  - Japan

    May 6-10
    Kyushu Wind Orchestra
    Acros Concert Hall
    Fukuoka - Japan

    May 28-31
    Johan de Meij Band Festival
    A Tribute to Bill Whelan
    Limerick - Ireland 

    July 2-5
    International Trombone Festival
    Osaka Concert Brass
    Brandt Attema, bass trombone soloist
    Osaka- Japan

    July 20-26
    Banda Sinfónica de las Americas 
    San Andrès Cholula - Mexico
    Symphony No. 5 Return to Middle Earth (Mexican Premiere)
    With Oscar Navarro
    July 23, Puebla - Auditorio de la Reforma or UDLAP.
    July 24, Boca Forum, Boca del Río, Veracruz
    July 25, Teopanzolco Cultural Center, Cuernavaca, Morelos.
    July 26, Sala Blas Galindo, CENART, Mexico City

    October 26-28
    Banda Sinfónica de Montevideo
    Fellini - with Hans de Jong, alto saxophone
    Montevideo - Uruguay

    November 5-7
    Valparaiso University Chamber Concert Band & Windiana Concert Band
    Da Vinci
    Fellini - with Hans de Jong, alto saxophone
    Symphony No. 2 Big Apple
    November 07 - 5:00 pm Chapel of the Resurrection, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso Indiana - USA

    December 11
    World Projects International
    Carnegie Hall
    New York NY - USA
 
  • about

    Johan de Meij (Voorburg, 1953) studied trombone and conducting at the Royal Conservatory of Music in The Hague. He has earned international fame as a composer and arranger. His catalogue consists of original compositions, symphonic transcriptions and arrangements of film scores and musicals.
  • agenda

    Stadtorchester Ravensburg
    Conductor: Harald Hepner
    December 14, 2019

    The SUNY Symphonic Band
    Conductor: Joe Martellaro
    December 14, 2019

    Sembawang Wind Orchestra
    Conductor: Desmond Ng
    December 14, 2019

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