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Conductor

Björn Zimmermann

Biography

Björn Zimmermann (*1981 Gießen) received his first training as a conductor at the “Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst” in Mannheim where he also completed his graduation as Master of Music in wind orchestra conducting under Prof. Hermann Pallhuber.
He holds the position as chief conductor of the “Bläserphilharmonie Nordhessen” and the “Sinfonisches Blasorchester Höxter”. In addition he leads the “Musikzug Bottendorf”, which is located close to Allendorf/Eder in Hessen, his current place of residence.

In autumn 2021 Zimmermann conducted the “Holzbläserorchester” consisting of members of the “Bläserphilharmonie Niedersachsen.

Working experiences with orchestras like the “Verbandsorchester Markgräflerland”, the “Freiburger Blasorchester” and the “Schweizer Armeespiel” influenced Zimmermanns’ skills. He was able to gain further experience and got the chance to refine his wind orchestra skills with orchestras like the “Sächsische Bläserphilharmonie” and the “Heeresmusikkorps Ulm and Koblenz” before he started his time at university.

Zimmermann’s had his first experiences with Prof. Thomas Clamor and he participated in national and international masterclasses with Douglas Bostock und Pierre Kuijpers among others.

Since he is 15 years, Zimmermann has been conducting different wind orchestras in Hessen and Nordrhein-Westfalen and he is been booked regularly as a guest lecturer for woodwind section trainings all over Germany.

Zimmermann holds a master degree in saxophone that he received prior to his studies in conducting at the Robert Schumann Conservatory in Dusseldorf

Björn Zimmermann works as a full-time saxophonist at the “Heeresmusikkorps Kassel”.

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  • Sat
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    2023
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    Feb
    2023

    Probenwochenende mit der Bläserphilharmonie Nordhessen

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    26
    Feb
    2023

    Schnupperkurs Dirigieren in Bottendorf

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    Mar
    2023
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    Mar
    2023

    Probenwochenende mit der Bläserphilharmonie Nordhessen

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    May
    2023

    Probe mit der Bläserphilharmonie Nordhessen

  • Sun
    07
    May
    2023

    Konzert der Bläserphilharmonie Nordhessen

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    Programm

    An American Salute (Morton Gold/ Philip J. Lang)
    Concerto in C (Leroy Anderson/ Jörg Muschinski), Solist: Walter Ratzek
    Circus Polka  (Igor Stravinsky)
    Summon the Heroes (John Williams/ Paul Lavender)
    Suite on Old American Dances (Robert Russell Bennett)
    Shennandoah (Frank Ticheli)

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    May
    2023

    Gemeinschaftskonzert der Bläserphilharmonien Osthessen und Nordhessen

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Bläserphilharmonie Nordhessen

Bläserphilharmonie_Nordhessen

The Bläserphilharmonie Nordhessen is the north district band of the Hessischer Musikverband e.V.. It was founded in 2018 and is open to all interested and ambitious musicians of the district. The orchestra is led by Björn Zimmermann and currently consists of approx. 80 musicians from over 15 regional windbands.

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Sinfonisches Blasorchester Höxter

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The Höxter symphonic wind orchestra is a project of the City Music Association. It consists of musicians from the local wind bands, teachers and students from the Höxter Music School and other regional musicians. It was founded in 2004 by Christoph Gottlob and Dietmar Todt. The orchestra currently consists of around 70 active musicians and is led by Björn Zimmermann.