• Cynthia Johnson
    Cynthia Johnson,
    Vocal Instructor

    B.S., Tennessee Technological University
    M.M., Lee University
    Email: cjohnson@leeuniversity.edu

    Cynthia Huff Johnson earned a B.S. Magna Cum Laude in Music Therapy from Tennessee Technological University and a Masters in Music Performance from Lee University. She subsequently studied voice privately for 3 years with Elga Jones Setzer of Hickory, North Carolina. She has received numerous awards, including the TMTA Wultizer Collegiate Artist Award, Winner of the NCMTA Vocal Competition, and Winner of the NATS Mid-Atlantic Regional Competition, graduate women’s division.

    Cynthia is currently Director of Music at Broad Street United Methodist Church in Cleveland, where she has served since 1995. She has performed recitals and as soprano soloist for church and community concerts in Tennessee and the Carolinas for major works including Handel’s Messiah, Mendelsohn’s Elijah, and the Requiems of Brahms, Faure’, Rutter, and Huff. She has performed various operatic roles including Musetta in Puccini's La Boheme, Angelica in Suor Angelica, and Rosalinda in Strauss' Die Fledermaus.She debuted with the Chattanooga Symphony and Opera in January 2008 playing the role of The Sandman in Hansel and Gretel. She has sung with the Chattanooga Choral Arts since 2005.

    Cynthia is a member of National Association for Teachers of Singing, The American Choral Director’s Association, the Fellowship of United Methodists in Worship Arts, and the Choristers Guild.

Music Events Calendar

9/03
Masterclass: Youngmi Kim, soprano
Begins at 3:00 PM | Read more

Squires Recital Hall
Masterclass: Youngmi Kim, soprano
This event is open to the public, free, and tickets are not required.
9/03
Guest Recital: Youngmi Kim, soprano
Begins at 7:30 PM | Read more

Squires Recital Hall
Guest Recital: Youngmi Kim, soprano
South Korean soprano Dr. Youngmi Kim will give a recital with a diverse program from Baroque to Romantic repertoires on both piano and harpsichord. This concert is open to the public, free, and...
9/11
Studio Recital: Brendel Vocal Studios
Begins at 7:30 PM | Read more

Squires Recital Hall
Studio Recital: Brendel Vocal Studios
This concert is open to the public, free, and tickets are not required.
10/01
Faculty Recital: James Frost, tenor
Begins at 7:30 PM | Read more

Squires Recital Hall
Faculty Recital: James Frost, tenor
This event is open to the public, free, and tickets are not required.
10/02
Guest Artist Recital: Stephanie Tingler, soprano & Martha Thomas, piano
Begins at 7:30 PM | Read more

Squires Recital Hall
Guest Artist Recital: Stephanie Tingler, soprano & Martha Thomas, piano
Both professors at the University of Georgia, soprano Stephanie Tingler and pianist Martha Thomas will present Made in America featuring pieces by American composers and poets. This event is open to...
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