Johnny Reinhard

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Johnny Reinhard is a bassoon soloist, composer, conductor and founder/director of the critically acclaimed American Festival of Microtonal Music (1981). Mr. Reinhard veritably introduced microtonal bassoon playing and has premiered works by Harvey Sollberger, LaMonte Young, Skip La Plante, Jon Catler, and Robert Preist, featuring a myriad of tunings and extended techniques. As a conductor, Reinhard recently premiered Charles Ives' Universe Symphony at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, as well as the European premiere of Edgard Varese's octet Graphs and Time at the Centre Pompidou in Paris.