FESTIVAL ADJUDICATOR

During my musical career now spanning over 30 years I have been an active music educator, arranger, and performer with multiple music groups and associations.


EDUCATION
My education includes private studies at an early age, post-secondary education at the
University of Manitoba (Performance) and Berklee College of Music in Boston studying composition (Jazz and Orchestral, and writing for Motion Picture & TV.
 

PERFORMER
As a performer I have toured across Canada, performed with local and international musical artists. I currently lead a multitude of different groups including Solo Piano, Trios through to Big Bands, playing for large and small events. I am currently hold the position of 
Musical Director for two Calgary based Big Bands

 

COMPOSER / ARRANGER
I have been commissioned to write for various groups ranging from Solo Artists through to Big Bands and Orchestra. I currently maintain a large library of compositions and arrangements available to ensembles from high school  to the professional level. 

 

MUSIC EDUCATOR
Currently as a music educator and clinician I continue to work with a wide range of student demographics from young adults to the university level both privately and in workshop environments. I am involved with the Royal Conservatory Music (RCM) program based out of Toronto submitting private students who have achieved high levels of distinction.


 

PAST FESTIVALS

March 2017
Edmonton International Band Festival (AIBF)  Jazz Ensembles
EDMONTON ALBERTA

March 2018
Airdrie Rotary Band Festival  Concert Band, Jazz Ensembles, Brass & Woodwind Soloists
AIRDRIE ALBERTA

April 2018
Red Deer Performing Arts Music Festival  Brass & Woodwind Soloists
RED DEER ALBERTA

March 2019
Drumheller Band Festival Brass, Woodwind & String Soloists

DRUMHELLER ALBERTA

March 2019
Olds & District Kiwanis Performing Arts Music Festival  Concert Band, Jazz Ensembles, Brass & Percussion Soloists

OLDS ALBERTA

April 2019
Sherwood Park Performing Arts Music Festival  Brass, Woodwind, String Soloists & Composition

EDMONTON ALBERTA


March 2020
Airdrie Rotary Festival of Performing Arts Concert Band, Jazz Ensembles, Brass & Woodwind Soloists
AIRDRIE ALBERTA

April 2020
Camrose & District Music Festival  Concert Band, Jazz Ensembles, Brass & Woodwind Soloists
CAMROSE ALBERTA


April 2020
Yellowknife Music Festival  Concert Band, Jazz Ensembles
​YELLOWKNIFE NWT

Contact Information

Craig Johnson
Email: craigjohnsonmusic12@gmail.com
Phone: 403 803-2471