Known to colleagues as a “flexible and reliable,” musician with “sensitive and refined technique*,” Johanna Stull is a pianist that specializes in creating high-quality, enjoyable, collaborative experiences with other musicians.
While Johanna maintains an active career working with both singers and instrumentalists, she has a distinctive command of vocal collaboration as a trained mezzo-soprano herself. Most recently, Johanna has worked as a pianist and coach at Opera Theatre of St. Louis' Spring Training Program, and the Bayview Music Festival. In past years, Johanna has worked as a staff pianist for numerous high school programs, university vocal studios, and the acclaimed St. Louis Children’s Choirs.
A dedicated advocate of collaborative piano, Johanna helped coordinate the first and second annual CollabFest conferences. There she performed for esteemed clinicians such as Dr. Jean Barr, one of the founders of the modern collaborative piano field. Johanna also served as vice president of North Texas Collaborative Pianists, an association committed to the professional and artistic development of student collaborators.
As a business-minded musician, Johanna embraces new opportunities to exercise her business skills to further her career. Gaining recent recognition for her innovative music business plan, Johanna is currently developing a music technology company designed to empower classical musicians throughout their careers.
Johanna has taught music and piano in various roles over the past 10 years. She currently maintains her own studio and is an instructor at New Song School of the Arts in Argyle, teaching piano to students of all ages.
Johanna holds a M.M. in Collaborative Piano and Music Entrepreneurship from the University of North Texas, as well as a B.M. in Piano Performance from Missouri Baptist University. When she's not at the keyboard, Johanna finds happiness in traveling, playing recreational sports, and creating new recipes in the kitchen.