Music Director and Executive Director
Johnson is the Kicks Band’s initiating incorporator and has been the Music Director of the Kicks Band since 2011. Johnson holds a BM in Education from the UND and a MA in trombone performance from MSUM. Johnson is a trombonist and bassist in the area, and was the middle school band director for the Dilworth Glyndon Felton Schools until his retirement in 2022. Johnson’s performance experience includes the FM Jazz Arts Group, Greater Grand Forks Symphony, Jazz Nickel Combo, Dick Kick Classic Swing Band, FM Symphony, and 10 years as a variety band bassist/vocalist, etc. Johnson and his wife Amy have two children, Elizabeth and Zachary.