active and diverse educator and musician, Ms.
Johnson regularly teaches throughout
Canada, the United States and Latin America
to help educate students and teachers in the
areas of music, music pedagogy and technology.
Ms. Johnson's prior teaching experience includes
various academic and music performance disciplines
with five years of teaching at Belmont University
(Nashville, TN), as well as teaching with Edmonton
Public Schools, Ellerslie Music School, and
the North American Baptist College. Ms. Johnson's
performance and/or recording credits include
Myron Floren, Clarence 'Big' Miller, Sherman
Andrus, Roland Majeau, Wes Yaciuk, Wes Caswell,
Belmont Faculty members, and two Canadian- released
independent solo albums. In 2001, she was presented
with the Outstanding Music Graduate Student
award from Belmont University and was also inducted
into Pi Kappa Lambda in April of the same year.
In 1998, Ms. Johnson was nominated for 'Best
Christian Artist of the Year' by the Alberta
Recording Industry Association.
Ms. Johnson is currently working
on her Doctor of Music Arts in Music Education
and has earned a Master of Music in Saxophone
Pedagogy from Belmont University and a Bachelor
of Education in music from the University of
Alberta in Canada. Her other studies have included
the Taurenhof Torchbearer Schule in Austria
and a jazz saxophone diploma from Grant MacEwan
Community College in Alberta, Canada. Ms. Johnson
has completed private and/or masterclass studies
under various musicians including Chester Thompson,
Jeff Kirk, Kirk Whalum, Joshua Redman, Bobby
Shew, Rod MaGaha, Ralph Bowen, and Lee Konitz.
Ms. Johnson is currently a SOCAN/BMI writer,
and holds membership with the American Federation
of Musicians, IAJE, and Women in Higher Education
in Tennessee, and Pi Kappa Lambda. Her music
books, such as, "Saxophone Dexterity: A
Practical Method for Develping Technique"
published by Alethia Publications are available
in English, Spanish and German at carolj.net.
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for a few short 2-5 minute video lessons: