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)
 

Upcoming Concert

Minnehaha Music Repertory Orchestra January 20, 2019 at 3:00 PM Normandale Lutheran Church 6100 Normandale Road/ Edina, Minnesota

Archer Brown, Violin Soloist Craig Randal Johnson, Conductor

Program: Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 Madetoja: Symphony No. 1, Op. 29 Saint-Saëns: Violin Concerto No. 3 Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Overture

Contact:

crjmhahamusic@gmail.com
Mobile: 612-804-9679

  Decorated as 'Knight of the Order of the Lion of Finland", with Finnish Ambassador to the United States Kirsti Kauppi/ November 2017 Washington D.C.    Mr. Johnson has performed a wide range of Finnish music as conductor and pianist for over two decades, including several world and US premieres, contemporary music as well as national romantic selections by several important Finnish composers. He has been Finlandia Foundation 'Performer of the Year', music director for several large festival concerts, and recently has been decorated by the government of Finland as 'Knight of the Order of the Lion of Finland', for his activity as conductor and pianist in advancing Finnish music.

Decorated as 'Knight of the Order of the Lion of Finland", with Finnish Ambassador to the United States Kirsti Kauppi/ November 2017 Washington D.C.

Mr. Johnson has performed a wide range of Finnish music as conductor and pianist for over two decades, including several world and US premieres, contemporary music as well as national romantic selections by several important Finnish composers. He has been Finlandia Foundation 'Performer of the Year', music director for several large festival concerts, and recently has been decorated by the government of Finland as 'Knight of the Order of the Lion of Finland', for his activity as conductor and pianist in advancing Finnish music.

Craig Randal Johnson / Piano Teaching 

Mr. Johnson has taught students ages 5 to 80 for near 20 years, in his home studio in Minneapolis as well as in private homes in Edina, Southwest Minneapolis and Bloomington.   Earlier he taught for Bloomington Community Education.      Visit the contact page if you are interested in lessons, and don't hesitate to call or write.    

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

 
Craig Randal Johnson/ Artistic Director

Craig Randal Johnson/ Artistic Director