Stefan Johnsson, Suecia
swedish educator musician, composer.
Degree at Gothenburg College of Music. Master in Musicology with artistic direction at Örebro University.
Trumpet and orchestral educator at Borås Kulturskola in Sweden. As a freelance musician and composer he is performing with different jazz groups frequently. In the classical field he has been the principal trumpeter in Borås Symphony Orchestra for more than 25 years.
Portrayed in swedish television and radio.
As a composer:
Finalist at Music 2000 the Composer Festival in Cincinnati USA 2000.
Premier Performance at the Sarajevo Winter Festival 2001.
”Composer in Residence” at Hafnafjordur, Iceland, 2002,
at VCU, USA, 2011,
Italian Brassweek 2011 and 2012.
Isla Verde Brass Festival, Argentina 2015 and 2016”
In 2016 he participated at the JazzPlaza in Havana, Cuba with a premiere performance. and performing at jazz venues with different groups . He also had a premiere of the same piece orchestrated for the Banda Nacional, in Havana july, 2017.
In 2018 he had a premiere with a new work for Banda Nacional at the Jazz Plaza Festival in Havana and performing at jazz venues with different groups.
In march 2018 he was premiering a piece composed as a tribute to Nelson Mandela at the University of Kwazulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa.
In 2019 he was invited to Havana again premiering a new piece with Banda Nacional at the Jazz Plaza Festival and performing at jazz venues with different groups.
In august 2019 he was composer in residence at the World Trumpet Society seminar in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
In 2020 he had a premiere performance in Managua, Nicaragua, with a new orchestral piece.
In august 2020 he had a premiere performance broadcasted online at the Jeju Windband Festival in South Korea