Deon Johnson

Deon J.

Dallas, TX
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Students will learn the basics of becoming a premier instrumentalist. I will teach them everything they need to know about their instrument and prepare them for recital.

About Deon J.

I am a professional saxophonist with a degree in Music Education and Criminal Justice. I attended Grambling State University and Lane College I have performed with various ensembles: The World Famed Tiger Marching Band, University of Memphis Symphonic Ensemble. In the past, I have worked for the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, served as Head Band Director of Focus Academy of Dallas Texas and served as a Graduate Assistant of Texas Wesleyan Concert Ensemble.


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Jan 2018 - Present

Urban Dreams Music And Arts Program

Head Band Director, Music Department
Aug 2013 - May 2016

Focus Learning Academy/ Triple A Academy

Started the first band program at the school consisting of 95 students in grades 4th-12th. Taught students how to play instruments that ranged from beginners to intermediate how to be proficient on their perspective instruments. Created a band constitution based off of the given by laws and rules of UIL.

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Jan 2014 - May 2015

Texas Wesleyan University

Music Appreciation, a course averaging 120 students per semester, covering the following topics: The foundation of reading and understanding music, Music History, Composition, Orchestration, and Counterpoint. • Developed quizzes, exams, and homework • Revised the syllabus to meet accreditation standards


Doctorate in Higher Education Leadership
Jan 2016 - Present

Texas A&M University Commerce

Masters of Science in Higher Education
Aug 2013 - Aug 2015

Texas A&M University Commerce

Bachelors of Arts in Music Education
Jul 2007 - Jul 2012

Grambling State University



Fluent / Native Proficiency


Aug 2013



Texas Music Educators Association
Jul 2013
Begun in 1920 as the Texas Band Teachers Association, the Texas Music Educators Association is an organization of over 10,000 school music educators dedicated to promoting excellence in music education. TMEA is comprised of five divisions: Band, Orchestra, Vocal, Elementary and College. On behalf of its members and Texas schoolchildren, TMEA carefully monitors the actions of all state decision-making bodies on issues affecting fine arts instruction in Texas. In addition to many member benefits, TMEA offers professional development opportunities for its members with Region workshops and especially with its annual Clinic/Convention. TMEA supports the future of music education by offering scholarships to music education majors and by sponsoring the Texas Future Music Educators, an organization through which high school students interested in careers in music education learn more about what to expect in their college education and future careers.

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