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Rebecca Johnson

 

Flutist Rebecca Johnson has been on the faculty of Eastern Illinois University since 2007, and is a member of the chamber orchestra Sinfonia da Camera. Internationally, she has performed and taught at the Convención Internacionál de las Flautistas in Quito, Ecuador, most years since 2009.  She was first involved in the National Flute Association as the Assistant Program Chair for the 2008 convention and served as the Exhibitor Concert and Showcase Coordinator from 2008-2013. She served the organization as Secretary through the fall of 2016, and is currently serving as the Program Chair for the 2019 NFA convention. She was invited to play at each NFA convention from 2010-2016. Dr. Johnson was a Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholar to the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, England where she studied with renowned flutist Peter Lloyd. She holds degrees from the University of Illinois (DMA), the University of Louisville (MM), the Royal Northern College of Music (PGDip, PPRNCM) and the University of Northern Iowa (BM). Her major teachers include Angeleita Floyd, Kathleen Karr, Jonathan Keeble and Peter Lloyd. 

 

Teacher

Eastern Illinois University provides an undergraduate-focused education in Charleston, Illinois. The flute studio is comprised of undergraduate music majors including BA, BM Performance and BM Teacher Licensure. Graduate students earn an MA with a concentration in an area of their choice, typically performance, conducting or composition. For more information, please see the EIU Music Department's Homepage.

 Eastern Illinois University's Doudna Fine Arts Center.

Eastern Illinois University's Doudna Fine Arts Center.

 

I also teach a small number of private students in my home studio in Urbana, Illinois. Please contact me directly to inquire about studio availability or to be placed on the wait list.

Chamber Musician

Rebecca is a part of several small chamber groups, mostly comprised of current and former colleagues from Eastern Illinois University, and loosely called Musique Avec Des Amis and Trio Village. Frequently, she appears with Cara Chowning, piano, Magie Smith, clarinet, and Elizabeth Sullivan, oboe. 

 Rebecca Johnson, Elizabeth Sullivan and Magie Smith before a recent performance at Eastern Illinois University.

Rebecca Johnson, Elizabeth Sullivan and Magie Smith before a recent performance at Eastern Illinois University.

 Cara Chowning and Rebecca Johnson, 2014

Cara Chowning and Rebecca Johnson, 2014

 

Recent Performances

Recent Musique Avec Des Amis and Trio Village performances include:

January 2017 Recital with Cara Chowning and Elizabeth Sullivan (UNCC)

March 2016 Recital with Cara Chowning and Elizabeth Sullivan (EIU)

Fall 2015  Recital Tour with Magie Smith (Illinois, Kentucky and Texas)

Spring 2015 Recital Tour with Cara Chowning, Magie Smith, and Elizabeth Sullivan (Kentucky and Illinois)

 

Other Regular Performances:

Annual Faculty Recital performances at Eastern Illinois University.

Annual performances at the Festival Internacionál de Flautistas en el Centro del Mundo, in Quito, Ecuador.

Consecutive performances at National Flute Association conventions since 2010.

Upcoming Events

March 13, 2018         Diverse Duos at Oklahoma State University             7:30 p.m.

March 16-17. 2018      Kentucky Flute Festival                               Various

March 25, 2018         Diverse Duos at Eastern Illinois University           2:00 p.m.

April 7, 2018          Trio Village at CMS Great Lakes Conference            11:00 a.m.

April 27, 2018         Sinfonia da Camera: A Suite Ending                    7:30 p.m.

 

 

 

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