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
    Poughkeepsie, NY - USA
    Osaka - Japan
    Montreal - Canada
    Osnabrück - Germany
    Tilburg - The Netherlands
    Borne - The Netherlands
    Utrecht - The Netherlands
    Pamplona - Spain
    Ashland - Oregon
    Benavente - Spain
    Bad Orb - Germany
    Hanau - Germany
    Bühl - Germany
    Stockach - Germany
    Toronto - Canada
    Daegu - South Korea
    Seoul - South Korea
    Chicago, Illinois - USA

    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

    May 4
    Marist College Wind Orchestra - Conductor: Johan de Meij
    Songs from the Catskills
    Pennsylvania Faux Songs
    May 04, 2019 - 5:00 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 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
    Encore: Dance of the Elves
    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


    November 10-18
    The Republic of Korea Navy Band
    November 14, 2019 Concert in Daegu - South Korea
    November 17, 2019 Concert in Seoul - South Korea

    December 17-21
    73rd Midwest Clinic
    Chicago, Illinois - 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

    Gents Universitair Harmonie Orkest & Harmonie Koningin Wilhelmina Wamel
    Conductor: Erwin Scheltjens & Willem van Zee
    April 20, 2019

    The Allentown Band
    Conductor: Ron Demkee
    April 27, 2019

    Osaka Shion Wind Orchestra
    Conductor: Johan de Meij
    April 27, 2019

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