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Josh Johnson

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Instructor of Horn

Josh Johnson currently serves as Instructor of Horn at the University of Northern Iowa. He also serves as Lecturer of Music at Iowa State University where he runs the horn program and teaches brass methods.

As an orchestral performer, Josh appears as 4th Horn with the Des Moines Symphony, 3rd Horn with the Quad City Symphony, and Utility Horn with the Omaha Symphony. Josh performs in Broadway shows at the Orpheum Theater in Omaha and the Civic Center in Des Moines.

Josh has a mission to provide all aspiring horn players an opportunity to better their craft. All students should have access to a quality music education, including horn lessons, regardless of income or geographic location!

Josh holds a B.M. in performance from the University of Iowa and an M.M. in performance from the University of Nebraska. He also completed additional course work at the University of North Texas and the University of Northern Iowa.

When he isn't driving to a "gig" he can be found roaming the Iowa backroads on a motorcycle.

Contact Information
(319) 273-2429
Office Location: 
281 Russell Hall
M.M. - University of Nebraska
B.M. - University of Iowa