• 2017-03-09
  • BUMA Classical Award for Johan de Meij

    Dutch composer and conductor Johan de Meij is the recipient of the BUMA Classical Award 2016. The award recognizes his complete oeuvre as well as his extraordinary contributions for the wind music in The Netherlands and abroad. He received the award at the BUMA AWARDS 2017 Gala evening in Studio 21 in Hilversum, the Netherlands.

    It is the third time within one year that De Meij has received a prestigious prize. His composition Echoes of San Marco was the winner of the 30th Edition of the International Composition Competition in Corciano – Italy. His most recent work Fifty Shades of E won the 6th International Composition Contest in Muro - Spain.

     

     

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    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.
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    Osaka Shion Wind Orchestra
    Conductor: You Nishimura
    February 17, 2019

    Harmonie Orkest Koninklijk Conservatorium
    Conductor: Dirk De Caluwé, Justus Grim cello soloist
    February 19, 2019

    Duke University Wind Symphony
    Conductor: Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant & Johan de Meij. Henk van Twillert alto sax soloist
    March 02, 2019

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