Suzuki Violin , Violin
Area of Study
Chamber Music , Private Lessons , Workshop Leader
Advanced studies at Brooklyn College Conservatory
April Johnson violinist, has performed throughout the U.S. as soloist, chamber musician and orchestral freelancer. She has appeared as concertmaster with the Jupiter Symphony and the Galatea Ensemble, the Queens Oratorio Society and the Canton Symphony of Canton, Ohio. She has also performed with the Norwalk Symphony as assistant concertmaster, and the New York Chamber Soloists, the Ridgefield, Bridgeport, New Haven, Fairfield, Harrisburg Symphony Orchestras, and the Pennsylvania Philharmonia. With her husband, cellist Peter Seidenberg and pianist Kate Boyd, she is a member of The Oracle Trio. She has recorded with Lyrichord, Dorian and Newport Classics labels. Ms. Johnson received her Bachelor of Music degree in violin performance from the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music and continued her professional studies with Burton Kaplan, Joyce Robbins and with Masao Kawasaki and Itzhak Perlman of the Brooklyn College Conservatory. Ms. Johnson served as Dean of the Mount Vernon Music Academy, a former branch of the Hoff-Barthelson Music School. She has been a member of the faculty of Hoff-Barthelson since 1993 and teaches privately in Westchester County.