Biography

Scott

Known for his evocative and stylistically-diverse works, Scott Ninmer has established himself as an in-demand composer and arranger in a wide variety of idioms.

Ninmer is a graduate of the University of Illinois in jazz performance and the Manhattan School of Music in jazz composition.  In 2014, Ninmer joined "The President's Own" United States Marine Band, where he currently serves as staff arranger.  His music has been performed around the world and has been recorded by the Metropole Orkest, the New Standard Jazz Orchestra, the Air Force Academy Band Falconaires, the Southern California Brass Consortium, to name a few.  His music is published through Kendor Music, UNC Jazz Press, McGinty Music, as well as on his own website, www.ScottNinmer.com.

Ninmer has won many prestigious awards for his work, including the “2 Agosto” International Composing Competition, the Detroit Jazz Festival Arranging Competition, the Jazz Education Network Student Composition Showcase, the Downbeat Magazine Student Music Awards, the New York Youth Symphony First Music Composition Competition, the United States Air Force Sammy Nestico Award, and the ASCAP Foundation Young Jazz Composer Awards.

The information presented in this publication has been prepared solely by the author and neither "The President's Own" United States Marine Band,
the U.S. Marine Corps, nor any other component of the Department of Defense or the U.S. Government has endorsed this material.

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