Derric Johnson

Born: Montgomery, AL

Traditional Composer Epcot Center - Soundtrack

Source: Alabama Music Hall of Fame

Derric Johnson

 

As a Musician... he has written 150 original songs, 23 cantatas and 2800 musical arrangements, published 32 books of choral collections and has been involved in producing 84 recorded albums on twelve labels.

As a Creator... he founded and directed THE RE'GENERATION, a touring ensemble of singers who traveled for twelve years, logging over a million miles, performing to more than 12,000,000 people in 6,000 concerts.

As a Speaker... he is recognized as a Staley Foundation Lecturer, is often featured in National and International Conventions with his inspirational and motivational delivery.

As An Educator... for six years he held the position of Artist in Residence / Director of Music Ministries at George Fox University in Newberg, Oregon.

As an Author... he has written nine books, including EASY DOESN'T DO IT; LISTS... THE BOOK; EXCELLENCE IS NEVER AN ACCIDENT; THE WONDER OF CHRISTMAS and TAKE ME TO A SONG...

As a Visualizer... he is listed as an Event Conceptualist by Masterplanning Associates of Orlando, Florida.

As an Achiever... he has been named Azusa Pacific University ALUMNUS OF THE YEAR, by SESAC as INSPIRATIONAL SONG WRITER OF THE YEAR, MAN OF THE YEAR by Life Enrichment, twice has been awarded the GEORGE WASHINGTON HONOR MEDAL by the Freedoms Foundation of Valley Forge, has been awarded the MOUSCAR (Walt Disney World's version of the Oscar) for outstanding creative achievement and is currently listed in THE INTERNATIONAL WHO'S WHO IN MUSIC.

As a Pastor... he is an ordained minister, serving for 18 years in two churches as Associate Pastor, Minister of Music, Minister to Collegians and Minister to Singles.

As a Consultant... he has served Church and Parachurch Ministries, has been a specialty writer for Radio City Music Hall and for seventeen years served as a Creative Consultant for WALT DISNEY WORLD where he has arranged and produced Epcot Center's THE VOICES OF LIBERTY, America's premier a cappella stylists.

Source: http://www.derricjohnson.com/biography.htm

 

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