Jack Johnston

Associate Professor of


Brodie 129
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

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Faculty Information


  • M.M., Eastman School of Music
  • B.S., University of Wisconsin


  • SUNY Geneseo faculty member since 1977
  • Director Emeritus, School of the Arts, SUNY Geneseo (1992-2008)
  • Previously Composer-in-Residence, Ashland University, Ohio
  • Previously Contemporary Music Project Composer-in-Residence, City of Parma, Ohio

Publications and Professional Activities

  • Music publications with Elkan-Vogel, Theodore Presser, Shawnee Press, and CMP.
My Classes

MUSC 210:
Theory of Music I

    Elementary training in the melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic elements of music. Terminology and musical examples will be presented in analytical, compositional, perceptual, critical, and performing contexts. Prerequisites: An ability to read music fluently. Offered every fall