Austin Johnson is a professional singer-songwriter, guitarist, and entertainer who can be seen performing frequently in the Indianapolis area. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts from DePauw University and his Masters degree in Jazz Studies from The Jacob’s School of Music in Bloomington.
Austin grew up as a classically trained violinist, playing for 10 years before starting his endeavors as a guitarist and vocalist. During his studies at Indiana University, Austin was a part of David Baker’s Big Band and studied privately with jazz recording artist Corey Christiansen. Upon graduation, he received a desirable Performance Certificate Nomination and moved to Indianapolis to teach and perform.
His eclectic musical experiences allow him to play everything from jazz and blues to classical, contemporary christian, bluegrass and pop. Currently working on his first album, Austin is very excited to debut his own compositions. Teaching is as much a love as performing, and he looks forward to inspiring other artists to let their inner creativity shine.