Associate Professor John Lynch

Associate Professor, Wind Symphony Orchestration

C41 - Sydney Conservatorium of Music
The University of Sydney

Biographical details

Prior to joining the University of Sydney in June 2014, Dr. John Lynch was previously the Director of Bands and Professor of Music at The University of Georgia where he guided all aspects of the band and graduate and wind conducting programs. Previous positions include those at the University of Kansas, Northwestern University, and Emory University. He has ten years of high school teaching experience in his native New York State where he was the national recipient of the Stanbury Award for outstanding teaching and conducting. Dr. Lynch holds degrees from Indiana University, the Eastman School of Music, and CCM. He has conducted throughout North America, South America, Europe and Asia including invited tours of China, Argentina and Europe, and has performed at the national conferences of CBDNA, ABA, MENC, The Midwest Clinic, and at GMEA, KMEA and Interlochen. Recent conducting engagements include the West Point Band, the Army Field Band, and the United States Marine Band. Dr. Lynch has held residencies at the Vivaldi Conservatory in Alessandria, Italy, the Conservatory in Vilnius, Lithuania, and the University of Costa Rica. He has three recordings on the Naxos label including the debut of the Wind Band Classics Series. His recordings have been broadcast throughout the United States, Europe and Japan. He is a member of the American Bandmasters Association, CBDNA, Phi Beta Mu, and WASBE, and is the recent recipient of The American Prize and UGA’s Creative Research Medal, and a Northwestern Fellow for Teaching Excellence.

Selected publications & creative works

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Book Chapters

  • Lynch, J. (2016). John P. Lynch: Sydney Conservatorium of Music. In Donald K. Miller (Eds.), Rehearsing the Band Volume II, (pp. 31-41). Delray Beach, Florida, USA: Meredith Music Publications.

Textual Creative Works

  • Lynch, J. (2015). John P. Lynch. Rehearsing the Band Volume 2, (pp. 31 - 41). Delray Beach, United States of America: Meredith Music Publications.

Musical Compositions

  • Lynch, J. (2012). Prelude No.22 from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I. Tampa, Fl: Maestro and Fox Music.
  • Lynch, J. (2010). When. Shreveport, La: Maestro and Fox Music.

Music

  • Lynch, J., Sydney Conservatorium Wind Symphony. (2016). First Light at Uluru for Wind Symphony. Songs From Home: ANBOC 2016. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Lynch, J., Verbrugghen Ensemble. (2016). Prime Time. Devil's Due. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Lynch, J., Verbrugghen Ensemble. (2016). This Year's Apocalypse. Of Magic and Madness. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Sydney Conservatorium Wind Symphony., Goodchild, P., Lynch, J. (2015). 1. Smoke and Mirrors 2. Spoon River. Centenary Festival Concert 2: SCM Wind Symphony. Verbrugghen Hall, SCM, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Sydney Conservatorium Wind Symphony., Lynch, J. (2015). Celebrare Celeberrime. Greenway Series: SCM Wind Symphony. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia.
  • Lynch, J., Sydney Conservatorium Wind Symphony. (2015). Down By The Riverside. Lunch Break Concert - Celebrating the Global Community: Around the World in Sixty Minutes. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Sydney Conservatorium Wind Symphony., Lynch, J. (2015). E.G.B.D.S. Lunchbreak Concert: SCM Wind Symphony - Celebrating the Global Community: Around the World i. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia.
  • Sydney Conservatorium Wind Symphony., Lynch, J. (2015). Music for Wind Orchestra: No Strings Attached. Greenway Series: SCM Wind Symphony - Of Rivers and Stars: Celebrating Nature. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia.
  • Lynch, J., Sydney Conservatorium Wind Symphony. (2015). Pendulum. Greenway Series, SCM Wind Symphony: Celebrating Women In Music. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Sydney Conservatorium Wind Symphony., Mac (McDermott), P., Lynch, J. (2015). Requiem for a City I. 128BPM II. Pompeii III. 125BPM. Centenary Festival Concert 2: SCM Wind Symphony. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia.
  • Lynch, J., Sydney Conservatorium Wind Symphony. (2014). Hivemind. Sydney Conservatorium Wind Ensemble and String Orchestra. Conservatoria di Verona, Verona, Italy: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Lynch, J., Wind Ensemble, U. (2014). The Land of White Nights: Music of the Tsars and Beyond. The Land of White Nights: Music of the Tsars and Beyond. Hodgson Concert Hall, Athens, United States of America: The University of Georgia.
  • Lynch, J. (2013). Black Bolt. the American Bandmasters Association convention. Concert Hall, University of South Florida, Tampa, Fl, United States of America: the American Bandmasters Association.
  • Lynch, J. (2012). West of the Sun. NeXt Festival of Contemporary Music, 2012. Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall, Athens, United States of America: The University of Georgia Wind Ensemble.
  • Ritchey, E., Jones-Reus, A., Lynch, J., Wind Ensemble, U. (2011). 1. Music Becomes Me 2. A Mermaid Song 3. The Street Musician 4. Music 5. A Piper. Music Becomes Me. Hodgson Hall, The University of Georgia, Athens, United States of America: The University of Georgia.

Live Performance - Interarts

  • Lynch, J., Sydney Conservatorium Wind Symphony. (2016). Dark Rituals. Music Workshop/Lower atrium, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

Recorded / Rendered Performance

  • Lynch, J., Hewgill, C., Verbrugghen Ensemble. (2016). 1. Zazen (Meditation) - Kawasu tobikomo (frog jumps in), 2. Furu ike ya (old pond), 3. Mizu no oto (water's sound). On Concerto for Cello and Chamber Orchestra, CD and DVD, Sydney, Australia: Shachihata Inc.
  • Lynch, J. (2012). 1. Tower Ascending; 2. El Muro; Street Song: 3. Slow 4. Relaxed 5. Moderate Swing; 6. Toccata Marziale; 7. Words of Love; Piano and Wind Instruments: 8. Largo Allegro Piu mosso - Maestoso 9. Largo - Piu mosso - Tempo primo 10. Allegro - Agitato - Lento - Stringendo; 11. Fanfare for the Common Man. On Street Song, CD, Franklin, TN, United States of America: Naxos.
  • Lynch, J. (2009). 1. Millennium Canons 2. My Hands Are a City 3. Lost Gulch Lookout 4. Following Falls and Falls of Rain 5. Kingfishers catch fire 6. Hammersmith: Prelude and Scherzo 7. Awayday. On Millennium Canons: Looking Forward, Looking Back, CD, Franlink, TN, United States of America: Naxos.

2016

  • Lynch, J., Hewgill, C., Verbrugghen Ensemble. (2016). 1. Zazen (Meditation) - Kawasu tobikomo (frog jumps in), 2. Furu ike ya (old pond), 3. Mizu no oto (water's sound). On Concerto for Cello and Chamber Orchestra, CD and DVD, Sydney, Australia: Shachihata Inc.
  • Lynch, J., Sydney Conservatorium Wind Symphony. (2016). Dark Rituals. Music Workshop/Lower atrium, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Lynch, J., Sydney Conservatorium Wind Symphony. (2016). First Light at Uluru for Wind Symphony. Songs From Home: ANBOC 2016. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Lynch, J. (2016). John P. Lynch: Sydney Conservatorium of Music. In Donald K. Miller (Eds.), Rehearsing the Band Volume II, (pp. 31-41). Delray Beach, Florida, USA: Meredith Music Publications.
  • Lynch, J., Verbrugghen Ensemble. (2016). Prime Time. Devil's Due. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Lynch, J., Verbrugghen Ensemble. (2016). This Year's Apocalypse. Of Magic and Madness. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

2015

  • Sydney Conservatorium Wind Symphony., Goodchild, P., Lynch, J. (2015). 1. Smoke and Mirrors 2. Spoon River. Centenary Festival Concert 2: SCM Wind Symphony. Verbrugghen Hall, SCM, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Sydney Conservatorium Wind Symphony., Lynch, J. (2015). Celebrare Celeberrime. Greenway Series: SCM Wind Symphony. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia.
  • Lynch, J., Sydney Conservatorium Wind Symphony. (2015). Down By The Riverside. Lunch Break Concert - Celebrating the Global Community: Around the World in Sixty Minutes. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Sydney Conservatorium Wind Symphony., Lynch, J. (2015). E.G.B.D.S. Lunchbreak Concert: SCM Wind Symphony - Celebrating the Global Community: Around the World i. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia.
  • Lynch, J. (2015). John P. Lynch. Rehearsing the Band Volume 2, (pp. 31 - 41). Delray Beach, United States of America: Meredith Music Publications.
  • Sydney Conservatorium Wind Symphony., Lynch, J. (2015). Music for Wind Orchestra: No Strings Attached. Greenway Series: SCM Wind Symphony - Of Rivers and Stars: Celebrating Nature. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia.
  • Lynch, J., Sydney Conservatorium Wind Symphony. (2015). Pendulum. Greenway Series, SCM Wind Symphony: Celebrating Women In Music. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Sydney Conservatorium Wind Symphony., Mac (McDermott), P., Lynch, J. (2015). Requiem for a City I. 128BPM II. Pompeii III. 125BPM. Centenary Festival Concert 2: SCM Wind Symphony. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia.

2014

  • Lynch, J., Sydney Conservatorium Wind Symphony. (2014). Hivemind. Sydney Conservatorium Wind Ensemble and String Orchestra. Conservatoria di Verona, Verona, Italy: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Lynch, J., Wind Ensemble, U. (2014). The Land of White Nights: Music of the Tsars and Beyond. The Land of White Nights: Music of the Tsars and Beyond. Hodgson Concert Hall, Athens, United States of America: The University of Georgia.

2013

  • Lynch, J. (2013). Black Bolt. the American Bandmasters Association convention. Concert Hall, University of South Florida, Tampa, Fl, United States of America: the American Bandmasters Association.

2012

  • Lynch, J. (2012). 1. Tower Ascending; 2. El Muro; Street Song: 3. Slow 4. Relaxed 5. Moderate Swing; 6. Toccata Marziale; 7. Words of Love; Piano and Wind Instruments: 8. Largo Allegro Piu mosso - Maestoso 9. Largo - Piu mosso - Tempo primo 10. Allegro - Agitato - Lento - Stringendo; 11. Fanfare for the Common Man. On Street Song, CD, Franklin, TN, United States of America: Naxos.
  • Lynch, J. (2012). Prelude No.22 from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I. Tampa, Fl: Maestro and Fox Music.
  • Lynch, J. (2012). West of the Sun. NeXt Festival of Contemporary Music, 2012. Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall, Athens, United States of America: The University of Georgia Wind Ensemble.

2011

  • Ritchey, E., Jones-Reus, A., Lynch, J., Wind Ensemble, U. (2011). 1. Music Becomes Me 2. A Mermaid Song 3. The Street Musician 4. Music 5. A Piper. Music Becomes Me. Hodgson Hall, The University of Georgia, Athens, United States of America: The University of Georgia.

2010

  • Lynch, J. (2010). When. Shreveport, La: Maestro and Fox Music.

2009

  • Lynch, J. (2009). 1. Millennium Canons 2. My Hands Are a City 3. Lost Gulch Lookout 4. Following Falls and Falls of Rain 5. Kingfishers catch fire 6. Hammersmith: Prelude and Scherzo 7. Awayday. On Millennium Canons: Looking Forward, Looking Back, CD, Franlink, TN, United States of America: Naxos.

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