ADAM JOHNSON- Guest Conductor
- Resident Conductor of the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal.
- A regular guest conductor with the Edmonton Symphony OrchestraALSO
- Assistant Conductor to Maestro Kent Nagano and the OSM in the 2016/2017 season
- Served as the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra’s AssociateConductor and Resident Conductor.
- Guest conductor with Calgary Philharmonic.
- Performed as a pianist across Canada, as well as in France and Japan.
- Taught harmony, analysis, and chamber music, and translated a major treatise on harmonicanalysis from French to English.
- Doctor of Musical Arts – Université de Montréal
- Diplôme d’études Supérieures en Musique Niveau II (masters) – Conservatoire de Musiquede Montréal
- Bachelor of Music – University of Alberta Edmonton, AB
- Holds a Doctorate in Piano Performance from the Université de Montréal and a Prize inOrchestral Conducting from the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal.
- Winner of the 2015 Jean-Marie Beaudet Award in Orchestral Conducting from the Canada Council for the Arts
- Canada Council for the Arts Jean-Marie Beaudet Award in Orchestral Conducting
- Alberta Arts Graduate Scholarship winner
- Fonds des les Amis de l’Art scholarship winner and Bourse d’Excellence de L’Université deMontréal scholarship.
SOME INTERESTING FACTS
- Sang baritone with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Chorus for performances ofBrahm’s Song of Destiny
- Creator of MaestroMethods.com, teaching peak performance and personal development strategies through the model of conducting.
- Multiple medalist during 5 years in downhill ski racing as a member of the Jasper Ski Team
- Climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.