Lauren Reynolds, Director of Concert Bands
Director of Concert Bands
Assistant Professor, Wind Ensemble and Conducting
University of Delaware
309 Amy E. du Pont Music Building
Newark, DE 19716
Lauren Reynolds is assistant professor of music and director of concert bands at the University of Delaware, where she serves as conductor of the University of Delaware Wind Ensemble and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in conducting and wind literature. She received her Bachelor of Music in Music Education and Master of Music in Conducting from the University of Delaware, and her Doctor of Musical Arts in Wind Conducting, cognate in Flute Performance, from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, where she studied with Rodney Winther. She is the founder and music director of the Delaware Youth Wind Ensemble, a year-round honor ensemble comprised of the finest high school musicians from the greater Delaware region.
Dr. Reynolds has conducted ensembles from the middle school through professional levels and has served as an adjudicator and clinician throughout the mid-Atlantic and northeast regions of the United States. She was previously the music director of the Cincinnati Youth Wind Ensemble and also served for several years as the teacher for the United States Coast Guard Band conductor leadership program.
An avid conductor of wind chamber music, her doctoral document examines the larger wind chamber works of Czech composer Bohuslav Martinů. Dr. Reynolds is active as a presenter and clinician and currently serves on the executive board of the Eastern Division of the College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA). She resides in Avondale, Pennsylvania, with her husband, a professional bassoonist, and her two young children.
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