Graeme Steele

Winner of the Hellam Young Artists’ Competition and the Yamaha Young Performing Artists Competition, Graeme Steele Johnson has appeared recently at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall, The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Chicago’s Symphony Center, and as a concerto soloist with the Springfield Symphony Orchestra and the Caroga Lake and Vermont Mozart Festival Orchestras. Upcoming engagements include performances at the Phoenix Chamber Music Society, Chicago’s Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts series, and as a featured speaker at TEDxOakLawn in Dallas. Johnson premiered his own octet arrangement of Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun in 2018, and his arrangement is scheduled to be performed at Chamber Music Northwest in 2020, featuring David Shifrin, Ransom Wilson and Nancy Allen. Johnson completed his Master of Music and Master of Musical Arts degrees at the Yale School of Music under the guidance of David Shifrin and Ricardo Morales, and was twice awarded the school’s Alumni Association Prize.