• B.S. Tennessee Technological University
    M.M. Lee University

    Email: cjohnson@leeuniversity.edu

    Vocal Instructor

    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

8/31
Performing Arts Series Concert: David Dash & Mary Bowden
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Squires Recital Hall
Performing Arts Series Concert: David Dash & Mary Bowden

Husband and wife duo Mary Bowden and David Dash are both experienced orchestral musicians. Bowden is currently principal trumpet of the Sarasota Opera Orchestra and the Artoshphere Festival...

9/08
New Music Resource Center Display: "Harmony Writer"
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Curtsinger Music Building
New Music Resource Center Display: "Harmony Writer"
“Harmony Writer,” a customized typewriter for musical notation that preceded FINALE by over three decades! We will be having a brief reception to officially present this display that also includes a...
9/15
Presidential Concert: Ilya Yakushev, piano
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Pangle Hall
Presidential Concert: Ilya Yakushev, piano
340 Church Street NE, Cleveland, TN 37311
9/23
Faculty Chamber Recital
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Squires Recital Hall
Faculty Chamber Recital

Mozart: Piano Quartet in E flat, K 493

Brahms: Piano Quartet in G minor, Op. 25

Featuring: Piano, Cahill Smith Violin, Geoffrey Herd Viola, Deanna Anderson Cello, Heather...

9/26
Presidential Concert: Lee Symphony plays "ABBA" with guest ARRIVAL
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Conn Center
Presidential Concert: Lee Symphony plays "ABBA" with guest ARRIVAL
150 11th Street NE, Cleveland, TN 37311 ARRIVAL From Sweden is one of the world's most popular and bestselling ABBA show bands and will be accompanied by the Lee University Symphony Orchestra under...
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