Cleveland Winds - March 2022

Save the date!

On March 6, 2022, the Cleveland Winds will host and share a performance at the Maltz Performance Arts Center with the Cincinnati Wind Band. The event will feature guest conductor, Timothy Reynish, and a performance of Luis Alarcon's Cello Concerto With winds, percussion, and piano. The soloist will be Mr. Reynish's grandson, Andrew Reynish.

Timothy Reynish

Timothy Reynish has emerged as one of the leading conductors of wind bands and wind ensembles in the world. In the past few years he has conducted many of the principal professional bands in Asia, Europe, North and South America; these include civilian bands such as Dallas Wind Symphony, State of São Paulo Symphonic Band, Brazil, Volga Wind Orchestra of Saratov, Russia, Cordoba Symphonic Band, Argentina, Philharmonic Winds, Singapore, and leading military bands including the “President’s Own” US Marine Band, Staff Band of the Norwegian Army, US Military Academy West Point, Singapore Armed Forces Band, Croatian Army Symphonic Wind Orchestra Zagreb, Hungarian Army Symphonic Band Budapest, Royal Military School of Music, Kneller Hall, the Band of the Royal Marines, Portsmouth, and the US Coast Guard Band.

In the two decades since his retirement, he has held visiting professorships at Baylor University, University of Kentucky, Ithaca College, Guildhall School of Music & Drama and Cornell University. He has given clinics, lectured, guest conducted and adjudicated in USA, Europe, Asia and Australia. He is a member of the International Chamber Music Studio at the Royal Northern College of Music, he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the State University of the Arts, Kharkiv, Ukraine, and was appointed Principal Guest Conductor of the Philharmonic Winds, Singapore, and regularly conducts at the Senuko Gakuen Green Tie Wind Orchestra, Tokyo, and the Union Musical Santa Cecilia de Villar del Arzobispo who premiered the Alarcon Concerto last October. Since 1981, he has commissioned more than one hundred works for wind orchestra, many of which have entered the international repertoire.

Cincinnati Wind Band

The Cincinnati Wind Band is city’s official wind band. Founded in 2010 as the Fillmore Wind Band, the ensemble consists of professional and semi-professional musicians from the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area. The mission of the Cincinnati Wind Band is to promote diverse, high-quality, and entertaining band literature; preserve and promote the rich heritage of community bands in Cincinnati, Ohio; present regular concerts for the Greater Cincinnati community; provide community outreach and educational support to the greater Cincinnati, Ohio area, and to represent Cincinnati at regional and national performances.

In promoting music for winds and percussion, the Cincinnati Wind Band has commissioned and premiered numerous works of artistic merit. Additionally, the ensemble has performed at The Midwest Clinic International Band and Orchestra Conference, the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s 2016 American Music Festival, the 2013, 2016, and 2020 Ohio Music Educators Association Conference, the 2015 Kentucky Music Educators Association Conference, the 2014 Women’s International Brass Conference, and a demonstration clinic on “March Performance Practice” at The Midwest Clinic in 2016. In 2017, the ensemble founded “WindFest” which invites ensembles from the Greater Cincinnati area to perform in celebration at Cincinnati’s famed Music Hall.

The remaining concert details will be announced in the future.