• 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

9/21
Faculty Recital: Clint Schmitt, saxophone
Begins at 7:30 PM | Read more

Squires Recital Hall
Faculty Recital: Clint Schmitt, saxophone
9/29
Faculty Recital: Josh Holritz, violin & ChoEun Lee, piano
Begins at 7:30 PM | Read more

Squires Recital Hall
Faculty Recital: Josh Holritz, violin & ChoEun Lee, piano

Chattanooga Symphony Associate Concertmaster Josh Holritz and Assistant Professor ChoEun Lee will present a recital featuring the first three sonatas for piano and violin by Beethoven.

This...

10/03
Presidential Concert: Charlie Albright, piano
Begins at 7:30 PM | Read more

Pangle Hall
Presidential Concert: Charlie Albright, piano

Recipient of the 2014 Avery Fisher Career Grant and hailed as "among the most gifted musicians of his generation" by the Washington Post, pianist Charlie Albright will be returning to Lee...

10/10
Wind Ensemble Concert
Begins at 7:30 PM | Read more

Conn Center
Wind Ensemble Concert

Wind Ensemble is directed by Dr. David R. Holsinger, professor of music, a renowned composer and national band clinician. The ensemble performs traditional band literature for winds and...

10/16
Sr. Recital: Logan Fox, cello
Begins at 6:00 PM | Read more

Squires Recital Hall
Sr. Recital: Logan Fox, cello

This event is free, non-ticketed, and open to the public.

Squires Recital Hall is located on the first floor in the south end of the Humanities Building on Lee University's beautiful...

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