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



Northern Lights
Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 1:30 PM
Mimmi Fulmer, Soprano Soloist
Craig Randal Johnson, Pianist
Morphy Recital Hall/ University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin


Northern Lights
Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 3:00 PM

Mimmi Fulmer, Soprano Soloist
Craig Randal Johnson, Pianist
Christ Church Lutheran
3244 34th Avenue South/
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Free Admission, Donations Welcome


Solo Recital: ‘Piano Music from Finland’
Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 3:00 PM
Bethany Lutheran Church
933 Michigan Avenue
Ashtabula, Ohio


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