Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Johnsen is one of three music specialists at Highland lakes and the Renaissance Music Academy. Ms. Johnsen is a former 2007-2008 Deer Valley Teacher of the Year, and has earned multiple “Pride” awards while working in the District. She has been teaching award winning choirs for the past 19 years. Ms. Johnsen actively performs, maintains a private studio and teaches masterclasses throughout Arizona and California. She has performed with the Flagstaff Symphony, Tempe Symphonic Wind Ensemble, chamber ensembles and with various church orchestras. Ms. Johnsen holds Bachelor of Music Degrees in both Music Education and Flute Performance as well as a Master of Music degree in Flute Performance.