UPCOMING EVENTS

  • December 30th, 2019 - December 31st, 2019
  • Destinations & Events 2019:
  • Destinations:
    Ames, Iowa - USA 
    Tempe Arizona - USA
    Durham NC - USA 
    New York NY - USA
    Newark NJ - USA
    Stone Ridge, NY- USA
    Delianuova, Reggio Calabria - Italy
    Cagliari, Sardinia - Italy
    Rotterdam - The Netherlands 
    Wehdel - Germany
    New York NY - USA
    Osaka - Japan
    Iizuka - Japan
    Fukuoka - Japan
    Poughkeepsie, NY - USA
    Montreal - Canada
    Osnabrück - Germany
    Tilburg - The Netherlands
    Borne - The Netherlands 
    Utrecht - The Netherlands
    Ashland - Oregon
    Pamplona - Spain
    Benavente - Spain
    Bad Orb - Germany
    Hanau - Germany
    Bühl - Germany
    Stockach - Germany
    Central Valley NY - USA
    Toronto - Canada
    Daegu - South Korea
    Seoul - South Korea
    Chicago, Illinois - USA
    Karlskrona - Sweden

    EVENTS 2019

    January 31 - February 02
    Iowa State University Wind Ensemble - Conductor: Johan de Meij
    Triumphal March
    Well Done (Movement III from T-bone Concerto) Conductor: Michael Golemo, Nathan Dishman - trombone soloist
    Celtic Classics
    Duet from The Pearl Fishers - Conductor: Ruud Pletting, Nathan Dishman & Johan de Meij - trombone soloists
    February 01, 2019 - 4:30 pm Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Iowa State University , Ames, Iowa - USA

    Iowa State University Gold Band - Conductor: Johan de Meij
    Spring
    Fifty Shades of E
    February 02, 2019 - 3:00 pm C.Y. Stephens Auditorium, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa - USA

    February 20-23
    CBDNA National Conference 
    Tempe Arizona - USA

    February 28 - March 2
    Duke University Wind Symphony - Conductor: Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant & Johan de Meij. Henk van Twillert alto sax soloist
    FELLINI (for alto sax, wind orchestra & circus band)
    Symphony No. 1 The Lord of the Rings
    March 02, 2019 - 8:00 pm Baldwin Auditorium, Durham, North Carolina - USA

    March 12-13
    2019 New York International Music Festival
    (World Projects International)
    Carnegie Hall
    New York NY - USA

    March 16-17
    New Jersey Wind Symphony - Conductor: Johan de Meij, Haley Richardson fiddle soloist
    Celtic Classics
    Riverdance (Highlights from)
    March 17, 2019 - 4:00 pm Sacred Heart Cathedral, Newark, New Jersey - USA

    March 19
    Suny Ulster Wind Ensemble - Conductor: Johan de Meij
    Songs from the Catskills
    Pennsylvania Faux Songs
    March 19, 2019 - 7:30 pm Quimby Theatre, Stone Ridge, New York - USA

    March 23-24
    Orchestra Fiati Delianuova
    La Quintessenza
    Aquarium
    The Lord of the Rings (Excerpts)
    Delianuova, Reggio Calabria - Italy

    March 29-31
    Banda Musicale Monastir - Conductor: Alessandro Cabras & Johan de Meij, Ambrogio Pili euphonium soloist
    Gandalf (part I from Symphony no. 1 The Lord of the Rings)
    UFO Concerto (euphonium & wind orchestra)
    Extreme Beethoven
    Mother Earth (part III from Symphony no. 3 Planet Earth)
    March 31, 2019 - 8:00 pm Teatro Massimo, Cagliari, Sardegna Italy

    April 2-4
    Codarts Brass Ensemble - Conductor: Johan de Meij
    Fanfare pour précéder La Péri
    Sinfonietta No. 1 (for symphonic brass, harp & percussion) - Johan de Meij
    Gandalf (part I from The Lord of the Rings)  - Johan de Meij
    Journey in the Dark (part IV from The Lord of the Rings)  - Johan de Meij
    Hobbits (part V from The Lord of the Rings)  - Johan de Meij
    Duet from Don Carlo - Verdi/De Meij
    William Tell Overture (Finale) Rossini/De Meij
    April 04, 2019 - 6:00 pm Kriterion, Rotterdam - The Netherlands

     
    April 5-7
    Sinfonisches Blasorchester Wehdel - Conductor: Johan de Meij
    Loch Ness
    Celtic Classics
    Pennsylvania Faux Songs
    Riverdance (Highlights from)
    April 07, 2019 - 12:00 pm Philharmonische Turnhalle, Wehdel - Germany

    April 14-16
    2019 New York International Music Festival
    (World Projects International)
    The Allentown Band - Conductor: Johan de Meij
    Pennsylvania Faux Songs
    -.-.-.-.-.-
    Oberwalliser Blasorchester - Conductor: Johan de Meij
    Downtown Divertimento
    April 16, 2019 - 8:00 pm Carnegie Hall, New York, NY USA

    April 24-27
    Osaka Shion Wind Orchestra - Conductor: Johan de Meij
    Wind Power
    Symphony No. 2 The Big Apple
    -.-.-.-. intermission -.-.-.-.
    Symphony No. 5 Return to Middle Earth
    April 27, 2019 - 2:30 pm The Symphony Hall, Osaka - Japan
    Asian Premiere of Symphony No. 5 Return to Middle Earth

     
    April 29
    Iizuka High School Band
    Phantom of the Opera
    Elisabeth
    Duet from Don Carlo - Verdi/De Meij
    Iizuka, Kyushu - Japan

    April 30
    Fukuoka  Band Festival
    Gandalf (part I from Symphony no. 1 The Lord of the Rings)
    Fukuoka, Kyushu - Japan

    Marist College Wind Orchestra - Conductor: Johan de Meij
    Songs from the Catskills
    Pennsylvania Faux Songs
    May 05, 2019 - 12:00 pm Culinary Institute of America (CIA) Wallgreen Hall, Poughkeepsie, New York - USA
     
    May 16-18
    La Musique du Royal 22e Régiment - Conductor: Johan de Meij
    Summer
    Sinfonietta No. 1 (for wind orchestra)
    May 16, 2019 - 7:30 pm Salle Maurice O’Bready, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Québec - Canada
     
    Ensemble à Vents des Professeurs du Québec - Conductor: Johan de Meij
    from Symphony No. 5 Return to Middle Earth:
    II. Tinúviel (Nightingale)
    VI. Thuringwethil (Woman of Secret Shadow) 
    May 18, 2019 4:00 pm Salle Maurice O’Bready, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Québec - Canada
     
    June 1
    Landesblasorchester Badem-Wurtemberg - Björn Bus
    German Premiere of Symphony No. 5 "Return to Middle Earth”
    Osnabrück - Germany

    June 2
    Harmonie St. Michael Thorn
    Conductors: Ivan Meylemans & Johan de Meij, Hans de Jong alto sax soloist, Claudia Couwenbergh soprano, Brabant Koor
    FELLINI (for alto sax, wind orchestra & circus band)
    Symphony No. 5 Return to Middle Earth
    June 02, 2019 - 2:00 pm Concertzaal Tilburg, Tilburg - The Netherlands

     
    June 8
    Workshop Bornse Harmonie
    Kulturhus Borne
    Borne - The Netherlands
     
    June 9
    Harmonie St. Michael Thorn
    Conductors: Ivan Meylemans & Johan de Meij, Hans de Jong alto sax soloist, Claudia Couwenbergh soprano, Brabant Koor
    FELLINI (for alto sax, wind orchestra & circus band)
    Symphony No. 5 Return to Middle Earth [European Premiere]
    June 09, 2019 - 2:00 pm Tivoli Vredenburg, Utrecht - The Netherlands

     
    June 14-16 IFOB: International Wind Band Festival Pamplona
    * Banda de Música La Pamplonesa - Conductor: Vicente Egea
    Extreme Makeover
June 13, 2019 - 8:00 pm Teatro Gayarra, Pamplona - Spain
    * La Unión Musical Pozuelo de Alarcón - Conductor: Johan de Meij

    Continental Overture

    June 15, 2019 - 12:00 pm Auditorio Baluarte, Pamplona - Spain
     
    June 22-26
    American Band College Wind Orchestra - Conductor: Johan de Meij
    Pennsylvania Faux Songs
    African Harmony (Songs from Mama Africa)
    June 25, 2019 - 7:30 pm Craterian Theater, Medford, Oregon - USA

     

    July 6-7
    Jury @ Certamen de Bandas
    Benavente - Spain

    September 27-29
    Bläserphilharmonie Rhein-Main - Conductor: Johan de Meij
    Symphony No. 5 Return to Middle Earth
    September 28, 2019 - 8:00 pm Konzerthalle, Bad Orb - Germany
    September 29, 2019 - 2:30 pm Congress Park , Hanau - Germany

    September 26 and 29
    Musikverein Eisental e. V. & Musikverein Seebach - Conductor: Johan de Meij, Henri-Michel Garzia trombone soloist
    Dance of the Amazon
    T-Bone Concerto (for trombone & wind orchestra)
    -.-.-.- intermission -.-.-.-
    Downtown Divertimento
    Pavane pour une Infante Défunte
    Celtic Classics
    Duet from The Pearl Fishers -  Henri-Michel Garzia & Johan de Meij trombone soloists
    September 29, 2019 - 7:30 pm Bürgerhaus Neuer Markt, Bühl - Germany

    October 2-6
    The New York Wind Symphony - Conductors: Richard Regan* & Johan de Meij**
    Andante & Alla Marcia - Antonín Dvořák**
    Tuba Concerto - John Williams, Alan Bear tuba soloist*
    American Suite - Antonín Dvořák**
    October 6, 2019 - 3.30 pm Monroe Woodbury HS Auditorium, Central Valley NY [USA]

    October 17-20
    Sinfonisches Blasorchester Stockach - Conductor: Helmut Hubov & Johan de Meij, Johan van Iersel, cello soloist
    The Witches' Sabbath
    Casanova
    Angelo del Cielo
    -.-.-.- intermission -.-.-.-
    The Wind in the Willows
    Klezmer Classics
    Elisabeth - the Musical
    October 20, 2019 - 5:00 pm Jahnhalle, Stockach - Germany

    October 31 - November 1
    Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra (TYWO) - Conductor: Johan de Meij, Joe Alessi & Vanessa Fralick, trombone soloists
    Two-Bone Concerto (two solo trombones & wind orchestra)
    November 01, 2019 - 11:30 am Toronto Centre for the Arts, Toronto - Canada
    November 01, 2019 - 7:30 pm Toronto Centre for the Arts, Toronto - Canada

     
    TYWO Alumni - Metropolitan Winds - Conductor: Johan de Meij
    Madurodam
    Hobbits (part V from Symphony no. 1 The Lord of the Rings)
    Klezmer Classics
    November 02, 2019 - 1:30 pm Jewish Community Centre, Al Green Theatre, Toronto - Canada
     
    Korean Navy Band - Conductor: Johan de Meij
    Magic Garden (from The Venetian Collection)
    Rhapsody for Horn - Jan van der Roost, Seok Jun Lee, horn soloist 
    Extreme Beethoven
    November 15, 2019 - 7:30 pm Grand Hall, Daegu Concert House, Daegu - South Korea

     
    Korean Navy Band - Conductor: Johan de Meij, Jörgen van Rijen, trombone soloist
    Triumphal March - Modeste Moussorgsky/Arr. Johan de Meij
    Magic Garden (from The Venetian Collection)
    T-Bone Concerto (for trombone & wind orchestra)
    Duet from Don Carlo (2 solo trombones & wind orchestra) - Giuseppe Verdi
    November 17, 2019 - 5:00 pm Lotte Concert Hall, Seoul - South Korea
     
    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' (for reed quintet & wind orchestra) - world première
    January 10 Concertzaal, Tilburg - The Netherlands 
    January 31 De Oosterpoort, Groningen - The Netherlands 

    (January 15-17 rehearsals - Leeuwarden)
    * 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 22-24 rehearsals)
    United States Navy Band - Washington - Conductor: Johan de Meij, Tormod Flaten, euphonium soloist
    (January 22-24 rehearsals)
    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

    January 26
    Concert with Barclay Brass TBD
    Tormod Flaten, euphonium soloist
     
    February 7
    Cine-Symphony No. 3 Planet Earth (with Movie)
    Düsseldorfer Symphoniker - Jesko Sirvend, conductor
    Tonhalle - Düsseldorf - Germany 

    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
    Biloxi, Mississippi - USAHarmonie Shostakovitch - Conductor: Johan de Meij, Johan van Iersel cello soloist


    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

     
    April 9-12
    Amsterdam Brass - Brandt Attema

    April 13 [option]
    Festival Concertgebouw 
    Wens Travel
    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
 
  • 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

    Westchester Symphonic Winds
    Conductor: Amy Wilcox
    September 26, 2019

    Bläserphilharmonie Rhein-Main
    Conductor: Johan de Meij, Meredith Mecum Bloomfield soprano
    September 28, 2019

    Felmusica Symphonic Winds
    Conductor: Akira Naito
    September 28, 2019

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