Feature Conductors: Johan de Meij and Mark Armstrong
This exclusive festival is open to a limited number of accomplished band ensembles and choirs. Attendees will enjoy an exclusive opportunity to travel to Ireland and work with two of today’s most exciting conductor/composers: Johan de Meij and Mark Armstrong!
Johan de Meij is one of the world’s best known and most loved wind band composers. From his symphonies including Symphony No. 1: The Lord of the Rings to his concertos and arrangements, his music is played throughout the world.
Mark Armstrong is one of Ireland’s best known musicians and composers. He has conducted many of Ireland’s top ensembles, including the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, Irish Youth Wind ensemble, and the National Chamber Choir.
Elite bands and choirs will have the opportunity to join Johan de Meij and Mark Armstrong for a festival of music and education in the land that inspired many of their works.