Sara Newman Johnson
Adjunct Artist Teacher of Suzuki Violin
Additional studies: Queens College (North Carolina). Suzuki studies with Hiroko Driver. Violist, Charlotte (North Carolina) Symphony Orchestra, 1978-79; Lyric Arts String Quartet, 1980-86; Trevecca College Community Orchestra, 1987-95; Centennial String Quartet since 1986. Member of Suzuki faculty: Wingate College (South Carolina); The Artworks, Community School of the Arts, and Winthrop College (North Carolina), 1980-84; Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Schools (North Carolina), 1984-86; Metropolitan Nashville/Davidson County Public Schools since 1986. President, Tennessee chapter, American String Teachers Association, 1994-96. Member, Tennessee Music Educators Association, Middle Tennessee School Band and Orchestra Association. Outstanding Teacher Award, Tennessee Governor's School for the Arts, 1991. Tennessee Teacher of the Year, American String Teachers Association, 1999. Biographical citation in Who's Who in Among America's Teachers. Blair School since 1997.