Conductor, piano recitalist, and accompanist Craig Randal Johnson maintains an active schedule across the United States and in several European countries.   Artistic Director of Minnehaha Music in Minneapolis, Craig Randal Johnson is available as orchestral and opera conductor, solo pianist or accompanist, and as an adjudicator and teacher.

Piano Recitalist
Double Bassist

Minnehaha Music
Finnish Classical Music Past and Present






Sunday, October 29 at 3:00 PM
Gregory Barrett, Clarinet Soloist
Craig Randal Johnson, Pianist
Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church "Mindekirken"
Minneapolis, Minnnesota
Free Admission, Donations Welcome


Saturday, December 2, 2017 beginning at 6:00 PM
Piano Soloist
at Celebration of 100 Years Finland Independence
Rozsa Center/ Michigan Technological University
Houghton, Michigan


Friday, December 8, 2017at 7:00 PM
Solo Pianist:  "A Celebration of Finland’s 100 years of Independence”
Hampden Hall/ Englewood Civic Center
Englewood, Colorado

Visit the Events page for additional upcoming performances




Minnehaha Music Repertory Orchestra

Minnehaha Music Repertory Orchestra

“Rockland” the Opera/ Pine Mountain Music Festival
US Premiere of Jukka Linkola's new full-length opera in July 2011/ Houghton MI
Opera Magazine; January 2012/ London

“The conductor Craig Randal Johnson brought out the darkness in the music, kept the score and the singers well balanced, and made the musical climaxes pay off.”
(Michael Margolin)

Mobile: 612-804-9679

Craig Randal Johnson

Craig Randal Johnson

Craig Randal Johnson is accepting new piano students for summer and fall 2017.   

Mr. Johnson has taught students ages 6 to 75 for near 20 years, primarily in private homes in Edina, Southwest Minneapolis and Bloomington.   Earlier he taught for Bloomington Community Education.   He also teaches at home in SE Minneapolis.     Visit the contact page if you are interested, and don't hesitate to call or write.    

Mr. Johnson is also available as vocal and instrumental accompanist and music coach.      

Craig Randal Johnson/ Artistic Director

Craig Randal Johnson/ Artistic Director