Victor Johnson

Victor C. Johnson is a native of Dallas, Texas, and is in his seventeenth year of teaching at the Ft. Worth Academy of Fine Arts (FWAFA). At FWAFA, Victor serves as the director of the Academy Singers, Academy Men’s Choir and Artistic Director of the Singing Girls of Texas. He attended the University of Texas at Arlington and majored in music education with a concentration in organ. While attending UTA, he served as student conductor of the university’s choral ensembles and opera workshop accompanist.

As a composer, Victor has won numerous composition contests and has received ASCAP Awards for the past 15 years. His first piece was published in 1994, while he was a sophomore in high school. To date, he has over 300 octavos and choral products in the catalogs of Heritage Music Press, The Lorenz Corporation, Chorister’s Guild, Alfred Music, Shawnee Press, and Hal Leonard Corporation.

Victor has led reading sessions and choral workshops in numerous states and has conducted All-State and Regional Honor choirs in Texas, California, Georgia, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Oregon, Missouri, Kansas and Kentucky. His own choirs have performed at the Texas Music Educators Association Convention in 2011 and 2014 as well as the American Choral Directors Association- Southwest Division conference in March, 2016.

Victor currently serves as Minister of Worship and Arts at Shiloh Baptist Church in Plano, Texas, a position he has held since 2007. Prior to serving at Shiloh, Victor was organist at First Baptist Church of Hamilton Park, in Richardson, Texas from 1999—2007.

His professional affiliations include: American Choral Directors Association, Texas Music Educators Association, National Association for Music Education, Texas Choral Directors Association, ASCAP, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Inc.