Brian Johnson: Originally from Omaha, Nebraska, Brian received his Bachelor Degree in K-12 Vocal Music Education from Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa. He went on to The University of Southern Mississippi where he received his MM in Choral Conducting. Brian taught at Le Mars Community High School for three years prior to coming to Lewis Central. He directs or co-directs seven choirs, two show choirs, and jazz choir.
As a member of the Iowa Choral Director’s Association, Brian has served as the Opus Ninth Grade Mixed Honor Choir Chair, Summer Convention Social Co-Chair, and on the Northwest ICDA Honor Choir Festival Committee. He has and continues to volunteer his time on school and district committees such as CSIP and LCEA Building Representative. Brian is fortunate to be asked to guest clinician choir festivals and summer camps around Iowa.
Brian lives in Council Bluffs with his wife Emily, a choreographer for show choirs, musicals, and studio work. They are proud parents of their son, Tyson, daughter, Ava, and their two dogs, Brask and Bear.