Ooltewah Middle School

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Luke Johnson

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Luke Johnson- band director
email:   johnson_luke@hcde.org

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Biography

Luke Johnson

Luke Johnson received his bachelor’s degree in music education from Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, GA. 

He is proud to take over as the Director of Bands at Ooltewah Middle School this year. Prior to that, Johnson held positions as Assistant Director of Bands at Lost Mtn. Middle School and Tapp Middle School in the Cobb County, GA school district. He also spent several years teaching elementary music at Stockbridge Elementary in Henry County, GA as well as Hillcrest Elementary in Hamilton County, TN.

 As a performer, Mr. Johnson plays trombone   and guitar in a variety of local pit orchestras and regularly works as a session musician, producer, and recording engineer in studios around the Southeast.

 His professional affiliations include NAfME, ETSBOA, as well as Audio Engineering Society(AES).

 He resides in East Ridge, TN with his wife Desirae and two children, Willow and Julian.



Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide students with the best possible music instruction and prepare them to be lifelong music lovers as well as informed patrons of music. Through modern, standards based instruction and assessment, students will get opportunities to experience music through demonstration, individual attention, hands-on experience, as well as peer interaction.

Our expectation and hope for each student is that through the experience of band at Ooltewah Middle School they will become passionate about learning music and continue their music education into high school band and beyond.


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