Trace L. Johnson

Cello Teacher

Trace Johnson

SAA Member


Boca Raton, FL
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Trace Johnson is a classically trained cellist that works in a variety of musical mediums. In addition to being a seasoned orchestral player, Mr. Johnson enjoys playing chamber music and collaborating with small ensembles of all kinds. Mr. Johnson received his Bachelors Degree in Cello Performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music in 2012 and his Master’s of Music Degree at the Lynn Conservatory in 2016. Mr. Johnson has appeared as a soloist with the Lynn Philharmonia in Boca Raton, been recognized as a distinguished string scholar by the National Society of Arts and Letter’s South Florida Chapter, and performed chamber recitals in South Florida and New York City with his string quintet, winners of the 2014 Lyric Chamber Society of New York’s Chamber Competition. This summer Mr. Johnson performed with distinguished artists at the Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society Chamber Music Festival in Madison, WI and performed at the Eastern Music Festival with the Eastern Festival Orchestra under Maestro Gerard Schwarz.
Mr. Johnson’s principal instructors have been Dr. Melissa Kraut, Tanya Carey, and David Cole; other instructors include Peter Salaff, Alisa Weilerstein, Lynn Harrell, Eleanor Schoenfeld, Mark Kosower, Stephen Geber, Tony Ross, Jean-Michel Fonteneau, Richard Weiss, Parry Karp, Joseph Johnson, Hans Jensen, Ying Quartet, Pro Arte Quartet, Cavani String Quartet, San Francisco Trio, and Jamey Haddad. Mr. Johnson has played under Guillermo Figueroa, Leonard Slatkin, Asher Fisch, Jeffery Myers, Tito Muñoz, John DeMain, Michael Stern, and James Feddeck.