David Johnson is a Licentiate
of the Royal Academy of Music
in London. He is currently
professor of horn at the
Conservatorio della Svizzera
Italiana in Lugano, Switzerland
and has held principal horn
positions in the Boston
Philharmonia Hungarica, Radio Symphony Orchestra of Basel and the Bern Symphony.
Before moving to the Conservatorio in Lugano, Mr. Johnson taught at the Musikhochschule
in Freiburg, and Winterthur-Zurich. As a solist, he won the Geneva International Horn Competition and the Prize in 1985 and with the American Horn Quartet, which he founded
in 1982, he has won in Hungary (1989), Belgium (1991) and Japan (1992) in addition to
recording 8 CDs to date. Johnson has served as a judge for many prestigious horn
competitions, regularly conducts classes around the world and hosts the HORNCAMPS!
summer horn workshop in Daytona Beach, Florida.