Conductor, piano recitalist, and accompanist Craig Randal Johnson has performed extensively 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.

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Conductor
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Double Bassist

Minnehaha Music
Finnish Classical Music Past and Present

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Future Concert Conducting Appearance: Minnnehaha Music Repertory Orchestra in January 2019/  Edina, Minnesota

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 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)
 

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.

Contact Craig Randal Johnson now for piano instruction beginning Fall 2018    

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, 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