Jeremy W. Reynolds, D.M.A.
Performer and Educator. Clarinet and Chamber Music
“Excellent lyrical playing as well as technical prowess.” International Clarinet Association
“Jeremy Reynolds has been one of the Tucson Symphony’s finest recruits able to infuse his solos with such delicacy, exquisite tone and liquid lines as to draw the listener close enough to touch.” Tucson Citizen
“There isn’t anything on the clarinet that he cannot do. His playing is full of aplomb and grace and consummate musicality.” Opus Colorado
Internationally renowned artist Dr. Jeremy W. Reynolds joined the faculty of the University of Denver Lamont School of Music after performing as Principal Clarinetist of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra where his performances consistently brought high praise from critics and public alike. He has performed throughout Colombia, Italy, Portugal, Taiwan and Australia in addition to concertizing for the International Clarinet Association’s ClarFest, ClariBogota, Cultural Festival of Portugal’s World Exposition, Australian Clarinet and Saxophone Festival, International Alliance for Women in Music, University of Oklahoma Clarinet Symposium, International Double Reed Society, National Flute Convention, and the Great Southwest Flute Fest. Equally in demand in an orchestral setting, Reynolds has performed with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Colorado Music Festival, Colorado Springs Philharmonic, Des Moines Metro Opera, Fresno Philharmonic, New World Symphony, National Repertory Orchestra, National Orchestral Institute, and at the Aspen Music Festival. He has recorded for the Australian Broadcasting Association, Carl Fischer Publishing Company, Mark Records, and Summit.
Reynolds also brings dynamic chamber music performances to the concert stage. He has performed for the Sedona Chamber Music Festival, with the Tucson Symphony Wind Quintet and is currently a member of the Lamont Wind Quintet and Agassiz Duo, a flute and clarinet ensemble. Reynolds has won awards at both the Coleman and Carmel National Chamber Music Competitions additionally collaborating with esteemed artists Itzhak Perlman, Don Weilerstein, Paul Katz, Ronald Leonard, Stefan Milenkovich, and Merry Peckham.
As a passionate educator, Reynolds is also on the Artist/Faculty roster at the Bay View Music Festival. He has been invited to teach in some of the world’s most renowned music conservatories including the Conservatoire de Versailles, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya and Conservatorio de Música de Murcia in Spain as well as Soochow University and Tainan University of the Arts in Taiwan. He has been a guest lecturer for San Francisco Symphony’s Keeping Score program and has held teaching positions at the Idyllwild Arts Summer Program, Northern Arizona University, University of Southern California Thornton School of Music, and California State University Long Beach.
Reynolds is a graduate of Ithaca College, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, and the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music where he was named Doctoral Student of the Year and was inducted into the Pi Kappa Lambda National Music Honor Society. His principal teachers include Yehuda Gilad, Monica Kaenzig, Michelle Zukovsky, David Howard, Richard Hawley, Bil Jackson, Ted Oien, Michael Galvan and David Minelli.
Dr. Jeremy W. Reynolds is a Buffet Group USA Performing Artist and Clinician and Lomax Classic Mouthpiece Artist.