Daniel C. Johnson

Professor, Department of Music
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Daniel C. Johnson




Cultural Arts Building 1056

Hours: By Appointment

M - F: 10:00 - 11:00 AM


Music Education, Tuba/Euphonium Performance, and Music Technology

Doctor of Music, The University of Arizona
Graduate Diploma, New England Conservatory of Music
Master of Music, Saint Louis Conservatory of Music
Bachelor of Arts, Emory University

Daniel C. Johnson is Professor of Music at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. A frequent speaker at national and international conferences, he presents Orff-Schulwerk teacher education courses both in the United States and abroad. A multi-instrumentalist with over twenty years of teaching experience, Dr. Johnson serves on the national Alliance for Active Music Making. He is also the Music Education Representative for the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the College Music Society and Immediate Past Chair of the Higher Education Committee for the North Carolina Music Educators' Association. As a performer, Dr. Johnson is the principal tubist of the Long Bay Symphony, and has performed with many other groups including the Carolina Brass, the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra, Cape Fear Brass Works, and the UNCW Faculty Brass Quintet. Dr. Johnson has published articles in numerous journals including: The Journal of Research in Music Education, The Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, Contributions to Music Education, The International Journal of the Humanities, The Kodály Envoy, The International Tuba and Euphonium Association Journal, and The Council on Undergraduate Research Quarterly. His research and outreach projects have received grant funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Science Foundation, the North Carolina Arts Council, and the American Orff-Schulwerk Association. The fifth edition of his textbook, Musical Explorations: Fundamentals Through Experience, is published by Kendall-Hunt.

More information about Dr. Johnson's professional projects is posted on these webpages: UNCW Orff Program, Early Music Consort, Wilmington Tuba Ensembles, Cape Fear Brass Works, and the UNCW Faculty Brass Quintet.

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