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Joseph Johnson -
Teacher Joseph Johnson

United States

Milwaukee, WI

Cellist type:

Performing fields:
solo, chamber, orchestra

Steven Doane
Hans-Jorgen Jensen
Jeanette Stenson

Joe Johnson has been the Principal cellist of the Milwaukee Symphony since 2007. A native of Chicago, cellist JOSEPH JOHNSON has been a member of the Minnesota Orchestra since 1996. He received a bachelor's degree from the Eastman School of Music as a student of Steven Doane and went on to earn a master's degree from Northwestern University as a student of Hans Jørgen Jensen. Mr. Johnson has performed worldwide with many orchestras and as soloist and chamber musician. In the U.S., he has appeared at the Grand Teton Music Festival, Caramoor Chamber Music Festival, and Bard Festival, in England, at the International Musicians' Seminar at Prussia Cove and the International Cello Festival in Manchester; and at the Pacific Music Festival in Sapporo, Japan. In 2002 Mr. Johnson was invited to the twelfth International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow where he advanced to the semifinal round. In the summer of 1997, he was the featured soloist for the American Russian Youth Orchestra's world tour. Mr. Johnson has returned to Russia to give master classes at the Tchaikovsky School of Music and performed with the Moscow Chamber Orchestra and in recital. He is a founding member of Prospect Park Players and the Minneapolis String Quartet.

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This cellist was posted by Jeanette Stenson and last edited on 17 June 2008 at 5:22:17 PM.