The Art of Trumpet Teaching
Keith Johnson retired in 2014 from the University of North Texas, where
he was Regents Professor of Trumpet and was honored with the
Distinguished Teaching Professor award. Johnson wrote more than thirty
articles, two pedagogical texts, and two method books. During his
career, he presented masterclasses at universities and conservatories
throughout the United States and worldwide.
Johnson’s former students hold positions in universities, orchestras,
and military ensembles in over a dozen countries. In The Art of Trumpet
Teaching, his students describe Johnson’s teaching approach and
tireless work to help each person succeed. Along with Johnson’s
biography and studio stories, Leigh Anne Hunsaker presents an extensive
collection of pedagogical concepts from Johnson’s six decades of
teaching. Johnson’s hallmark pedagogical tenets, along with much
practical advice given to his UNT students, provide a teaching and
reference handbook for a new generation of teachers and players.