Mrs. Jeanne Johannesen

Cello Teacher

Jeanne Johannesen

SAA Member

Contact

Glen Ellyn, IL
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Jeanne Johannesen taught Suzuki cello, music theory, and Cello Choir at Wheaton College for 12 years. Jeanne has been actively involved with the Suzuki program since she first worked with Dr. Suzuki in the late 1960’s. She also teaches elementary and middle school orchestra in Wheaton public schools. She holds a BME from Illinois State University and a Master of Music in Cello Performance from De Paul University. Her cello teachers include Christoph Henkel, Phil Blum, Gilda Barston, Frank Miller, Karl Fruh, and Tanya Carey.

Jeanne has played with the Chicago Symphonic Pops Orchestra, Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Charleston (S.C.) Symphony, Illinois Philharmonic, New Philharmonic, Elmhurst Symphony, DuPage Opera Theater, Harper Symphony, Oak Park River Forest Symphony, and many other ensembles. In addition, she performed as soloist with the Harper Symphony and the College of DuPage Chamber Orchestra. She is a frequent recitalist with the Glen Ellyn—Wheaton Musicians’ Club.