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I don’t only limit my performance to only classical practice but I also branches out in other styles such as musical theatre, barbershop, jazz, and church music.

Brock Johnson, DMA

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Assistant Professor of Voice and Pedagogy

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New Music Building 237
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College Major
Vocal Performance
Year Graduated
2017

Dr. Brock Johnson has been a resident of Texas since 2011 where he has appeared with The Dallas Opera, The University of North Texas Opera Theater, Highland Park Chorale, The Texas Voices, and Family Arts. He completed his DMA at the University of North Texas where he sang the role of Silvio in Pagliacci. He was also chosen to sing the bass solos in the Czech Christmas Mass, Česká mše vánoční, at UNT and throughout Texas. Johnson received his Master’s degree in vocal pedagogy from the prestigious New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. While at the conservatory, Johnson appeared as Masetto in Don Giovanni, Papageno in Die Zauberflöte, and numerous scenes with the opera department. He received his undergraduate degree from Oklahoma State University where he was active in the opera program.

During Johnson’s undergraduate career, he performed the roles of Colas in Bastien und Bastienne; Mr. Bluff in The Impressario; Ben in The Telephone; Curio in Giulio Cesare; Toymaker in The Toyshop; The Officer in Il barbiere di Siviglia; Marco in Gianni Schicci; and has been in Die Zauberflöte, La Traviata, and participated in numerous opera scenes. After he graduated, Johnson performed with Oklahoma State University Opera Theater as a special guest alumnus in the role of Eisenstein in Die Fledermaus. Johnson was also invited to sing the role of Shaunard in the second act of La Boheme alongside Leona Mitchell at the Leona Mitchell and Friends concert in Enid, Oklahoma. He currently serves as music minister at Wesley United Methodist Church in Greenville. Johnson is a certified Vocologist under the tutelage of Dr. Ingo Titze through the National Center of Voice and Speech in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Educational Background

  • DMA, Vocal Performance, University of North Texas, 2017
  • M.M., Vocal Performance, New England Conservatory, 2011
  • B.M., Vocal Performance, Oklahoma State University, 2009

Professional Organizations

Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Voice and Opera Music, TAMUC, 2017-Present
  • Adjunct, Voice and Opera Music, TAMUC, 2014-2016
  • Private Instructor, Voice, First United Methodist Church Fine Arts Academy, 2014-2015

Selected Theatre Performances

  • Bob Wallace, White Christmas, Enid Symphony Orchestra, 2017
  • Zuniga, Carmen, Enid Symphony Orchestra, 2016
  • Silvio, Pagliacci, University of North Texas Opera Theater, 2014
  • Mr. Erlanson, A Little Night Music, PFamily Arts Theater Company, 2013
  • Prince/Wolf, Into the Woods, PFamily Arts Theater Company, 2012
  • Eisenstein, Die Fledermaus, Oklahoma State Opera, 2012
  • First Priest, The Magic Flute, New England Conservatory, 2010
  • Mr. Balandard, Mr. Cauliflower, New England Conservatory, 2010
  • Ko Ko Ri Ko, Ba-Ta-Clan, New England Conservatory, 2010
  • Masetto, Don Giovanni, New England Conservatory, 2010
  • Papageno, The Magic Flute, New England Conservatory, 2010
  • Colas, Bastien and Bastienna, Oklahoma State University, 2009
  • Mr. Bluff, The Impressario, Oklahoma State University, 2009
  • Ben, The Telephone, Oklahoma State University, 2008
  • Curio, Giulio Cesare, University of Oklahoma, 2007
  • Toymaker, The Toy Shop, Cimarron Circuit Opera Company, 2007
  • Slave, The Magic Flute, University of Oklahoma, 2006
  • The Officer, The Barber of Seville, Opera in the Ozarks, 2006
  • Marco, Gianni Schicchi, Opera in the Ozarks, 2006

Directing Experience

  • Director of a Community Messiah Sing-Along, 2018
  • Minister of Music, Wesley United Methodist Church, 2017-Present

Awards and Honors

  • NATS Competition 2nd Place, Oklahoma, 2008

Featured Courses

MUS 152 Principal Applied Voice
MUS 352 Principal Applied Voice
MUS 352 Principal Applied Recital
MUS 352 Applied Music: Recital
MUS 403 Vocal Production

Selected Workshops

  • Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts, Coaching of Czech Christmas Mass; Bruno, Czech Republic 2015
  • The National Center of Voice and Speech: Summer Vocology Institute 2015
  • Jeanette LoVetri, Functional Vocal Training for the 21st Century CCM Styles 2014
  • Dr. Stephen Austin, The Practical Pedagogue: Preparing Singers for the Next Step 2014
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