2017 Johnson Finalists


Finalists (in alphabetical order):

Abdullah Ebrahim

University of North Texas; Tony Baker, teacher

 

Brendan Lanighan

Eastman School of Music; Mark Kellogg, teacher

 

Brian Scarborough

No school listed

 

First Alternate:

Ethan Evans

University of Louisville; Ansyn Banks, teacher

 

Second Alternate:

Thomas Voss

Elder Conservatorium, University of Adelaide; Alex Taylor, teacher

 

Honorable Mention:

Caleb Mason

Manhattan School of Music; Luis Bonilla, teacher

 

Judges:

Michael Dease, Michigan State University

Marshall Gilkes, jazz artist, New York City

Jim Pugh, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign