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Carol Johnson, Woodwinds/Theory

Carol JohnsonAn 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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