Noel Johnston - Guitar
An exceptional array of musical skills, technique, and sonic ability has made Noel Johnston one of the region’s most recorded guitarists. He has performed and/or recorded with local and international musicians: Alex Acuna, John Adams, Joey Baron, Ignacio Berroa, Vinnie Colaiuta, Wayne Delano, Sheila E., Joel Fountain, Dan Haerle, Fred Hamilton, Stockton Helbing, Pete LaRoca, Dave Liebman, Joe Lovano, Monica Mancini, Adam Nussbaum, The One O'Clock Lab Band, Lynn Seaton, Ed Soph, Paul Tynan, Bill Watrous, Gary Willis, and Kenny Wheeler.
Noel is currently on faculty as a Jazz Guitar instructor at the University of North Texas. He holds a Bachelor of Music in Studio/Jazz Guitar from the University of Southern California and a Master of Music in Jazz Studies from the University of North Texas. He has previously served on the faculty at Wesley Institute for Ministry & the Arts in Sydney, Australia, and at Grayson County College in Denison, TX. Noel is founder of a highly successful teaching studio called “Lone Star Academy” in Flower Mound, TX.