Illinois-based 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 since 2009. Dr. Johnson 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 is serving the organization as Secretary through the end of October. She has been invited to perform at the National Flute Association convention consecutively since 2010.
Recent projects include a presentation at the Midwest Clinic, a lecture at the British Flute Society Convention and a recital at the International Women’s Brass Conference. Dr. Johnson was awarded a Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarship to attend the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, England where she studied with renowned flutist Peter Lloyd.
Dr. Johnson 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 Dianne Aboud, Angeleita Floyd, Kathleen Karr, Jonathan Keeble and Peter Lloyd.