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STEVEN REINEKE


BIO: Steven Reineke’s boundless enthusiasm and exceptional artistry have made him one of the nation’s most sought-after pops conductors, composers and arrangers. Mr. Reineke is Music Director and Conductor of The New York Pops at Carnegie Hall, the newly appointed Principal Pops Conductor of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and Principal Pops Conductor of the National Symphony Orchestra at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C. Mr. Reineke is a frequent guest conductor with The Philadelphia Orchestra and in the past year he’s conducted the Boston Pops, The Cleveland Orchestra and Chicago Symphony Orchestra at Ravinia. His extensive North American conducting appearances include Los Angeles, Houston, Seattle, Edmonton, Vancouver, Ottawa, Detroit, Fort Worth, Jacksonville, Tampa, Calgary, Memphis and Oklahoma City. As the creator of more than one hundred orchestral arrangements for the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Mr. Reineke’s work has been performed worldwide, and can be heard on numerous Cincinnati Pops Orchestra recordings on the Telarc label. His symphonic works Celebration Fanfare, Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Casey at the Bat are performed frequently in North America, including performances by the New York Philharmonic and Los Angeles Philharmonic. His Sun Valley Festival Fanfare was used to commemorate the Sun Valley Summer Symphony’s pavilion, and his Festival Te Deum and Swan’s Island Sojourn were debuted by the Cincinnati Symphony and Cincinnati Pops Orchestras. His numerous wind ensemble compositions are published by the C.L. Barnhouse Company and are performed by concert bands around the world. A native of Ohio, Mr. Reineke is a graduate of Miami University of Ohio, where he earned bachelor of music degrees with honors in both trumpet performance and music composition. He currently resides in New York City.

Latest Articles


National Symphony Orchestra Announces New Label and Release of FirstRecording Photo National Symphony Orchestra Announces New Label and Release of FirstRecording
by TV News Desk - November 12, 2019

The National Symphony Orchestra has a rich history of recording, dating back to award-winning projects from the early 1970s with past music directors Antal Dorati, Mstislav Rostropovich and Leonard Slatkin. The Orchestra's new self-produced label celebrates this legacy and looks to the future with t...
Jim James and NSO Pops Set Live Performance Of Upcoming Album Photo Jim James and NSO Pops Set Live Performance Of Upcoming Album
by BWW News Desk - August 07, 2019

Jim James, founder and frontman of indie-rock band My Morning Jacket, joins the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) Pops for a live performance of his upcoming new album. Led by Music Director of the Louisville Orchestra Teddy Abrams, the concert takes place on Wednesday, September 4, 2019, at 8 p.m.i...
Carnegie Hall Celebrates The Holiday Season With Festive Concerts Photo Carnegie Hall Celebrates The Holiday Season With Festive Concerts
by TV News Desk - November 14, 2018

Carnegie Hall celebrates the holiday season with a variety of festive concerts this December. On Friday, December 21 at 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 22 at 8:00 p.m., Broadway's original Mary Poppins Ashley Brown rings in the holiday season with The New York Pops and Music Director Steven Reineke...
The New York Pops Opens its 2018-2019 Carnegie Hall Season this Friday Photo The New York Pops Opens its 2018-2019 Carnegie Hall Season this Friday
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2018

The New York Pops, led by dynamic Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke, opens its 2018–2019 Carnegie Hall season this Friday, October 19 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, with a program entitled Roll Over Beethoven: A Different Kind of Orchestra. The concert—which honors rock...
PBS Shares Clip Ahead Of GREAT PERFORMANCES - NAS LIVE FROM THE KENNEDY CENTER: CLASS Photo PBS Shares Clip Ahead Of GREAT PERFORMANCES - NAS LIVE FROM THE KENNEDY CENTER: CLASSICAL HIP-HOP Premiere
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2018

PBS Shares Preview of GREAT PERFORMANCES - NAS LIVE FROM THE KENNEDY CENTER: CLASSICAL HIP-HOP...
Ben Folds Welcomes Sara Bareilles, Caroline Shaw to Kennedy Center Series Photo Ben Folds Welcomes Sara Bareilles, Caroline Shaw to Kennedy Center Series
by BWW News Desk - November 16, 2017

The National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) and Artistic Advisor Ben Folds welcome multi Grammy and Tony -nominated vocalist and composer Sara Bareilles and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and singer Caroline Shaw for a one-night-only performance as part of its DECLASSIFIED: BEN FOLDS PRESENTS series on ...