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 University of Illinois Concert Jazz Band, and the Cal State Long Beach Concert Jazz Orchestra. His music is published through Kendor Music, UNC Jazz Press, McGinty Music, as well as on his website, www.ScottNinmer.com.
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.