Choral Conducting

KIT JOHNSON has had a long and rewarding career as a choral conductor. Though spending most of his time at the college level he also spent five years each at the elementary/middle school and high-school levels.. While chairing the department of music at Sheridan college, Kit was a guest conductor for state and district music festivals.

Kit was the director of music at All Souls, a large Unitarian congregataion in New London CT where he directed a 4-part choir of 35 members and the auditioned Camerata in addition to accompanying many services, weddings, and memorial services. Additionally Dr. Johnson led district-wide and national conference workshops for other choir directors and was the guest conductor at a trans-Canada UUMN conference. Kit was the director of a professional summer-stock musical theater company and he has directed, among others, the following choral organizations:

San Francisco Civic Chorale The Presidio Singers Western U.S. (6th) Army Chorus The Eastman (School of Music) Jazz Singers The University of Wyoming Jazz Chorus The Sheridan College Chorale The Sheridan Civic Chorus The All Souls UU Choir and Camerata The All New London Interfaith Choir

Though semi-retired and now living in Amherst Massachusetts, Kit hopes to continue directing musicals, and working as a consultant with area choral groups in a variety of styles.

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