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WXXI Classical 91.5 is in the process of building a resource of photos and brief biographical information about musicians of African descent. This resource is by no means complete, and we rely on you to help us build the site by sharing your information. Please click on the alphabetical groupings below to begin your discovery.

Geoffrey Johnson, oboe

A native of Houston, Texas, Geoffrey Johnson is acting second oboist of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Johnson is an active chamber musician in the Detroit area and regularly performs with the Detroit Chamber Winds. Mr. Johnson has given masterclasses at the University of Ottawa and private lessons with the Sphinx Organization for underprivileged students. Geoffrey Johnson holds a Masters in Music Performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music, and received his Bachelor’s degree in Music Performance from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, where he studied with Dr. Doris DeLoach.

More information can be found on Johnson's website