Phil Johnson

Co-Director / Producer and Music Director

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Phil Johnson is enjoying his sixth year as the Brighton High School Choir Teacher, and the AP Music Theory teacher. Mr. Johnson joined the Brighton Musical Theater Creative Team in 2012 as a Co-Director after spending ten years teaching in Traverse City. He conducted the orchestra and prepared the chorus for Beauty and the Beast, Grease, Nice Work If You Can Get It, White Christmas, and Honeymoon in Vegas. He conducted Bel Canto, the Brighton High School select women’s choir, at Youth Arts Festival in 2013 and 2016, and conducted the 2011 SATB and 2015 TTB State Honors Choirs. He and his wife, Dianne, have three children, Ethan, Maxwell and Adeline, who will begin auditioning for the Brighton Musical casts in 2024 and 2026, 2029 respectively!