Miss. Amy Johnson

Violin, Viola Teacher

Amy Johnson

SAA Member


Columbia, SC
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Amy Johnson is a violinist originally from Utah, she graduated from Southern Virginia University with a Bachelors in Music and a minor in Spanish. She taught as the beginning and intermediate strings instructor for Rockbridge Area Youth Strings(RAYS) in Lexington, VA and also taught private violin lessons in her own studio in Rockbridge County. She served as concertmaster in the Southern Virginia University Orchestra from 2017-2020 and also played in various chamber ensembles during her time there.

Amy is currently pursuing her Masters in Violin and Viola Pedagogy from the University of South Carolina where she is studying with Dr. Ari Streisfeld. She has completed Suzuki training for Every Child Can! through book 4 and plans to continue training in the near future as time permits. Amy’s goal as a teacher is to provide a nurturing and encouraging environment where students can learn and grow, not only as musicians, but as truly good human beings.