Valerie Johnson, flute
Denver flutist Valerie Johnson, DMA, is a winner of the Byron Hester and Myrna Brown Competitions and has won prizes in the Pittsburgh Flute Club, New York Flute Club, and National Flute Association competitions.
Dr. Johnson is currently Associate Principal Flutist with the Boulder Chamber Orchestra and Principal Flutist of the Inside the OrchestraTiny Tots Orchestra, and she has appeared with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra.
An active pedagogue and performer, Dr. Johnson has been praised for her rich tone, soaring phrases, and technical facility. Dr. Johnson can be heard on her 2014 CD: The Complete Chamber Works for Flute by Frank Martin,which is available on iTunes.
Dr. Johnson holds a DMA from the University of Colorado, an MM from the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, and a BM from Texas Tech University.
When not performing or teaching, Dr. Johnson enjoys SCUBA diving, traveling with her husband, and spoiling their bullmastiff.