DR. KEVIN P. JOHNSON – Musician & Composer

November 2, 2021 |

Dr. Kevin P. Johnson is an Associate Professor of Music and Chairman of the Department of Music at Spelman College. His teaching opportunities include the Spelman College Glee Club, choral conducting and literature, music theory, and music technology. During his tenure as director of the Spelman College Glee Club he has been instrumental in raising the group’s level of musicality to new heights and increased the visibility of the performance ensemble.

Johnson earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music from California State University, Los Angeles, and a doctoral degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music. He has taught music at high schools in Los Angeles and Kansas City, at California State University, Los Angeles, and is in his ninth year at Spelman College. Johnson has worked as Director of Music at various churches for thirty years and serves as music consultant for Catholic Archdiocese nationwide.

Dr. Johnson is an active conductor/clinician for honor choruses throughout the United States, and is often invited to provide choral workshops and retreats for music educators and churches. He is a member of the American Society of Composers and Publishers as well as an active member of the American Choral Directors Association. He is a member of Pi Kappa Lambda National Music Honor Society, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, College Music Society and has been the recipient of several musical honors and awards throughout the United States.

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kjohns10@spelman.edu

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