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Johan de Meij

Biografie 

Awards and Prizes:
1989 1st Prize The Sudler International Composition Competition Award for Symphony no.1 “The Lord of the Rings”
1995 Honorable Mention International Composition Competition of Corciano – Italy for Symphony No. 2 “The Big Apple”
1999 1st Prize International Composition Competition of Corciano – Italy for “Casanova”
2000 1st Prize The Oman International Composition Prize for “The Red Tower”
2006 2nd Prize International Composition Competition of Corciano – Italy for Symphony No. 3 “Planet Earth”
2007 Dutch Wind Music Award/Prijs Nederlandse Blaasmuziek
2009 Friends of the WMC Award
2016 2nd Prize International Composition Competition of Corciano – Italy for “Echoes of San Marco”
2016 1st Prize at the 6th International Composition Contest City of Muro – Spain for “Fifty Shades of E”
2017 Buma Classical Award – The Netherlands
2017 Finalist in the WASBE Composition Competition with “African Harmony” 

Orchestras and ensembles conducted by Johan de Meij [selection]

THE NETHERLANDS
* Kapel van de Koninklijke Luchtmacht
* Koninklijke Militaire Kapel [KMK]
* Johan Willem Friso Kapel
* Brass Band Rijnmond Rotterdam
* Nederlands Theater Orkest

BELGIUM
* Harmonieorkest van het Lemmens Instituut, Leuven
* Groot Harmonieorkest van de Gidsen
* Festival Brass Band

GERMANY
* Landesblasorchester Baden-Wurttemberg
* Bläserfilharmonie Südwest

SWITZERLAND
* Basel Symphony Orchestra (Brass and percussion)
* Aulos Wind Orchestra
* Sinfonisches Blasorchester Zurich

SPAIN
* Banda Municipal de Barcelona
* Societat Musical La Artistica Bunol
* Banda Municipal de Santa Cruz – Tenerife
* Orquestra de Vents Filharmonia
* Banda Sinfónica del Conservatorio Superior de Música del Principado de Asturias
* La Banda de Lalín

DENMARK
* The Danish Concert Band

ENGLAND
* The Central Band of the Royal Air Force
* Kew Wind Orchestra

USA
* US Marine Band “The President’s Own” Washington DC
* US Army Band “Pershing’s Own” Washington DC
* The New York Wind Symphony
* The Brooklyn Wind Symphony
* The Peabody Conservatory Wind Ensemble, Baltimore
* The Air Force Band of the West
* Texas All State Band
* The Heart of Texas Band
* The Contra Costa Wind Symphony

JAPAN
* The Osaka Municipal Symphonic Band
* Siena Wind Orchestra
* Kyushu Wind Orchestra
* Osakan Philharmonic Winds
* Kinki University Wind Orchestra

THAILAND
* Feroce Wind Orchestra – Silpakorn University

SOUTH KOREA
* Korean National Orchestra (KNO)
* Korean Festival Wind Orchestra

BRASIL
* Banda Sinfonica Municipal de Sao Paulo

VENEZUELA
* Símon Bolívar Youth Wind Orchestra

CHINA
* Military Band of the People’s Revolution Army

SINGAPORE
Singapore Wind Symphony
Philharmonic Winds

Orchestras and ensembles performing music of Johan de Meij [selection]

ENGLAND
* The London Symphony Orchestra
* The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
* The National Youth Wind Orchestra of Great Britain
* The Central Band of the Royal Air Force
* The Band of the Grenadier Guards
* London College of Music and Media Symphonic Wind Ensemble
* Black Dike Mills Band
* The Cory Band

USA
* The New York Philharmonic Orchestra
* Long Island Philharmonic Orchestra
* The Peabody Conservatory Wind Ensemble
* US Marine Band “The President’s Own” Washington DC
* US Army Band “Pershing’s Own” Washington DC
* The US Air Force Band Washington DC
* The US Coast Guard Band
* Interlochen Arts Academy Concert Band
* California Wind Orchestra
* The New York Wind Symphony
* The Brooklyn Wind Symphony

THE NETHERLANDS
* The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
* Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
* The Hague Philharmonic Orchestra [Residentie Orkest]
* The North Netherlands Orchestra
* The Limburg Symphony Orchestra
* The Amsterdam Wind Orchestra
* Netherlands Wind Ensemble
* Band of the Dutch Royal Marines
* Royal Military Band KMK
* Johan Willem Friso Military Band
* Harmonie St. Michael Thorn
* Koninklijke Harmonie van Thorn

SPAIN
* Banda Sinfonica del RCSM de Madrid
* Banda Municipal de Valencia
* Societat Musical La Artistica Bunol
* Banda Sinfonica Municipal de Madrid
* Banda Municipal de Santa Cruz – Tenerife
* Banda Sinfónica del Conservatorio Superior de Música del Principado de Asturias
* La Banda de Lalín

GERMANY
* German Philharmonic Wind Orchestra
* Junge Philharmonie Europa
* Landesblasorchester Baden-Wurttemberg
* Bläserfilharmonie Südwest
* Bläserfilharmonie NordRhein – Westfalen

BELGIUM
* The Flanders Philharmonic Orchestra
* Groot Harmonieorkest van de Gidsen
* Brass Band Willebroek
* Symphonic band of the Lemmens Institute Leuven
* Symphonic band of the Antwerp Conservatory
* Brass Band Willebroek
* Festival Brass Band

JAPAN
* The Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra
* The Orchestra Osaka Symphoniker
* Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra
* The Osaka Municipal Symphonic Band
* Siena Wind Orchestra (Tokyo)
* Osakan Philharmonic Winds

SWITZERLAND
* Aulos Wind Orchestra
* Sinfonisches Blasorchester Bern [Switzerland]
* Sinfonisches Blasorchester Zurich

VENEZUELA
* Símon Bolívar Youth Wind Orchestra

CHINA
Military Band of the People’s Revolution Army

THAILAND
* Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra
* Feroce Wind Orchestra – Silpakorn University

DENMARK
* The Danish Concert Band

BRASIL
* Banda Sinfonica Municipal de Sao Paulo

SWEDEN
* Malmö Symphony Orchestra

PORTUGAL
* Banda Sinfónica Portuguesa [Porto]