Will Johnson

Professor of Music (Emeritus)

Office Location: GMC 2066
Office Phone: 664-2631
E-mail Address: will.johnson@sonoma.edu
Office Hours: By Appointment

What I Do at SSU

I teach the Composerʻs Forum, coordinate Student Composers Concerts and work informally with individual students in composition, improvisation and musical analysis.   I am also an auxiliary member of the Faculty Jazz Ensemble. 

My Bio

Will Johnson was raised in Marietta, Georgia. He has an MA in composition from UC Berkeley and a BA in Music from Princeton. Since 1969 he has taught at SSU; most of his music-making has centered around the campus. He has written music for individual students, dance and drama productions and music department ensembles. His current musical interests are composition and improvisation, the effects of technology on the production and experience of music and the potential for music-making as a model for social interaction.