Jeremy Reynolds with clarinet

Jeremy Reynolds

Professor, Clarinet

  • Faculty

What I do

I am the clarinet professor at the University of Denver Lamont School of Music and the Chair of the Woodwind Department. I teach applied clarinet, chamber music and pedagogy and literature.


Clarinet, Chamber music

Professional Biography

“A wizard of sound” Poland Twoja Muza

“Excellent lyrical playing as well as technical prowess.” International Clarinet Association

“There isn’t anything on the clarinet that he cannot do. His playing is full of aplomb and grace and consummate musicality.” Opus Colorado

Clarinetist Dr. Jeremy W. Reynolds joined the faculty of the University of Denver Lamont School of Music after performing as Principal Clarinetist with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra. Reynolds has performed on six continents making his Carnegie Hall Debut in 2015 with the Waldland Ensemble. In addition to his faculty position he also serves as Assistant Principal Clarinet with the Colorado Springs Philharmonic. Reynolds has concertized for the International Clarinet Association’s ClarFest, ClariBogota, Clarimania (Poland), 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, Hyogo Performing Arts Center Orchestra (Japan), Sun Valley Summer Symphony, Colorado Music Festival, 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 MSR Records, Australian Broadcasting Association, Carl Fischer Publishing Company, Potenza Music, Mark Records, and Summit.

Reynolds brings dynamic chamber music performances to the concert stage as a member of the Tucson Symphony Wind Quintet, Lamont Wind Quintet and Agassiz Duo. He has also presented concerts for the Sedona Chamber Music Festival. 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 has been invited to teach in some of the world’s most renowned music conservatories including the Grieg Academy of Music, Norwegian Academy of Music, Mahler Private University, Conservatoire de Versailles, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Seoul National University, 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 Rocky Ridge Music Center, Bay View Music Festival, Idyllwild Arts Summer Program, Northern Arizona University, University of Southern California Thornton School of Music, and California State University Long Beach.

His principal teachers include Yehuda Gilad, Monica Kaenzig, Michelle Zukovsky, David Howard, Richard Hawley, Bil Jackson, Ted Oien, Michael Galvan and David Minelli.

Reynolds is a Buffet Group USA Performing Artist and Clinician and Lomax Classic Mouthpiece Artist.

Listen to my recent CD's:
"Spring Fantasy" Chamber Music for Clarinet, Cello and Piano

"American Voices" Chamber Music for Clarinet, Viola and Piano


  • DMA, Music Performance - Clarinet, University of Southern California Thornton School of Music, 2003
  • MM, Music Performance - Clarinet, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, 1998
  • BM, Music Performance - Clarinet, Ithaca College, 1996

Professional Affiliations

  • International Clarinet Association
  • American Federation of Musicians


Reynolds, J. W. (2015). Carnegie Hall Debut. The Waldland Ensemble.
Reynolds, J. W. (2014). "Spring Fantasy" - Chamber Music for Clarinet, Cello and Piano.
Reynolds, J. W. (2015). "American Voices" - New Chamber Music for Clarinet, Viola and Piano.