Crystal Jarrell Johnson

Style: Opera; Classical


Bio: A native of San Antonio, Texas, mezzo-soprano Crystal Jarrell Johnson has appeared with numerous musical organizations around the area such as Opera San Antonio, San Antonio Symphony, San Antonio Chamber Choir, Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio, San Antonio Choral Society, Sonido Barroco, Musica Sacra San Antonio, Texas Baroque Ensemble, Alamo Baroque Festival, Mid-Texas Symphony, Musical Bridges, and the Tuesday Musical Club, and was the recipient of the George Cortez Award in Classical Singing from the San Antonio Artist Foundation in 2010. An avid recitalist and chamber musician, she is a member of Deux - Classical Vocal Duo, formed in 2017 with soprano Angela Malek. Ms. Jarrell Johnson has also enjoyed numerous performances as a soloist with symphony orchestras and opera companies around the country including the San Diego Symphony Orchestra, Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Golden State Pops Orchestra, Bloomington Symphony Orchestra, as well as San Diego Opera, Nashville Opera, Utah Festival Opera and Indianapolis Opera. She holds degrees in Voice from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University and from Abilene Christian University. She has given lessons and master classes for students on the collegiate and high school levels, and has had great success helping students overcome a broad range of vocal challenges. An active member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, she currently teaches private voice lessons in North West San Antonio, and is on the voice faculty at the University of Texas at San Antonio. More info at and

Voice Type: Mezzo-soprano

Music Styles Taught: Opera; Classical

Availability: I am available as a performer; I am currently accepting private students; I am available as a clinician or presenter; I accept students through a college or university program

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