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H. Wade Johnson, Adjunct Instructor
Director of Bands
110 Ware Center
Extension 7558
hwjohnson@lincoln.edu

Professor Johnson

 

Education

2001                Vander Cook College of Music, Chicago, IL
Masters of Education Music (Jazz)
                                     
1990-1993       University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC                              
Music Education  
24 Hours above Masters
                                                             
1989                South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC
Masters of Education Secondary Counseling
                                                 
1979                South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC
Bachelor of Science Instrumental Music              
  
Professional College and University Experience
                                    

    1. Delaware State University                                        Dover, DE

2004-2006       University Director of Bands                                                                                                                    Assistant Professor
  

    1. Performing Jazz Tours                                             Europe

                           
1997-2002       South Carolina State University                              Orangeburg, SC

    1. Assistant Professor and Director of Jazz

1990-1997       Livingstone College                                                   Salisbury, NC
                        Director of Bands             
                                                                                
1987-1997       Claflin College (Upward Bound Program)                        Orangeburg, SC
Fine Arts Department (Band) Summer
                        Director of Bands             
                                                                                 

                      

 Responsibilities and Courses being taught at Lincoln University:
Director, University Marching Band
Director, Pep Band
Intro to Music
Instrumental Conducting
Applied Brass
Applied Woodwind
Concert Band Class
Jazz Ensemble

Professional Highlights

 

 Professor Johnson has performed and still performs professionally with numerous musicians from a diverse group of genres:  Lou Rawls, the Temptations, The Spinners, Frank Foster (Conductor and Lead Saxophonist of the Count Basie Orchestra), “Dizzy” Gillespie, Joe Sample (Keyboardist for “The Jazz Crusaders”) and Fred Wesley (formerly of the James Brown Review), Eric Robeson, Thomas A. Dorsey, Marvin Sapp, Dorenda Clark Cole.
 

Selected Professional Recordings:
 
2010                H. Wade Johnson CD “Trumpeter for CHRIST”
                        Conductor, Featured Trumpet)

2007             “USSENSE” Featuring H. Wade Johnson, LIVE at Sabang

1992                Salisbury Symphony Orchestra (Featured Trumpet)

 1980               Walter Piper Singers (Conductor, Trumpet, Percussion)

 1977               New Born Joy Musical Group (Trumpet, Vocal)

Professional Memberships: Kappa Kappa Psi National Honorary Band Fraternity Inc.,
Phi Kappa Lambda Music Honor Society, Music Educators National Conference (MENC),
Delaware Music Educators Association (DMEA), National Band Directors Association, Pennsylvania Band Directors Association, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. Prince Hall Free and Accepted Masons (Edisto Lodge #39).

 

 

Lincoln University  - Department of Visual and Performing Arts
1570 Baltimore Pike,  Lincoln University, PA 19352

 

 


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WARE CENTER FOR THE FINE ARTS
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