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See television footage
from my concert tour of Russia



Chelyabinsk, Russia
http://rutube.ru/video/718162974c0ed65b856c0b80823bd48a/#.UL-KQIYsE30

Krasnoyarsk, Russia
http://krasnoyarsk.rfn.ru/rnews.html?id=4873345&cid=7


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http://www.youtube.com/user/generalpatton365


Trent in the News


http://www.goleader.com/14feb20/20.pdf

http://www.nj.com/suburbannews/index.ssf/2014/02/organist_trent_johnson_returns.html

http://www.nj.com/entertainment/music/index.ssf/2013/12/organists_pull_out_all_the_stops_for_handels_messiah.html


Upcoming Events



April 2014, Trent plays an organ concert

at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart

in Newark, New Jersey.


April 2014, Trent gives a lecture/demonstration/concert

on the pipe organ at the Spring 2014 session of Leisure Learning,

at the Presbyterian Church in Basking Ridge, New Jersey.



Recent Concerts



March 2014, Trent conducts the

Oratorio Singers with soloists

and members of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra,

in Mozart's "Great" Mass in c minor,

and the World Premiere

of Saint Augustine, a sacred cantata by Trent Johnson

at the First United Methodist Church,
in Westfield, New Jersey.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/273627002708020/




March 2014, Trent plays a Lenten organ concert

at the Presbyterian Church of Basking Ridge, New Jersey.



February 2014, Trent accompanies

the silent film, The Son of the Shiek (1926),

starring Rudolph Valentino,

as a benefit concert for the

Oratorio Singers of Westfield, New Jersey

at the First United Methodist Church,

in Westfield, New Jersey.


February 2014, Andy Lamy and friends

perform an Irish Traditional and Celtic-American Concert,

featuring an All-Star Roster of Irish and Mixed-Flock Instrumentalists

at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church

in Bernardsville, New Jersey.




November/December 2013, Trent plays


the "Mighty Wurlitzer" organ at

Radio City Music Hall, New York City,

for the Christmas Spectacular Show.



December 2013, Tr
ent accompanied

the Deer Ridge Singers, led by conductor Daren McCann in

 a Christmas concert featuring music by

Gerald Finzi, Handel, Rutter and more!

at the First Reformed Church

in Somerville, New Jersey.




November 2013, NJSO clarinetist Andrew Lamy and friends present

Chief O'Neill's Mixed-Flock

an Irish Traditional and Celtic-American Concert,

with Pat Mangan, Jerry O'Sullivan, John Nolan, Martin O'Connell,

Donnie Carroll, Don Meade and more!!

as a benefit for the

Oratorio Singers of Westfield, New Jersey

at the First United Methodist Church,

in Westfield, New Jersey.


SEE THIS EVENT on Facebook!

https://www.facebook.com/events/252586408232972/



November 2013, Trent's Concerto for Trumpet

is performed by Don Batchelder, trumpet and

organist Renee Louprette at

St. James Episcopal Church

in Upper Montclair, New Jersey.



October 2013, Trent accompanies the silent film

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920) starring John Barrymore

 at Our Lady of Perpetual help Church

in Bernardsville, New Jersey.




June 2013 Trent accompanied

the silent film Billy Blazes, Esq. (1919),

starring Harold Lloyd

at the First Presbyterian Church

in Caldwell, New Jersey.




June 2013 Trent accompanied

the Deer Ridge Singers,

conducted by Daren McCann,

at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church

in Bernardsville, New Jersey
.



April 2013, The American Boychoir

appears in concert at

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church

in Bernardsville, New Jersey.



April 2013, the Oratorio Singers

perform Verdi opera choruses

with the Plainfield Symphony Orchestra

in celebration of Verdi's 200th birthday.



April 2013, Trent's new chamber work

2 Songs for Alaska, for mezzo soprano,

cello, French horn and harp

based on Alaskan poetry

is premiered in Juneau, Alaska.




March 2013, Trent conducts

the Oratorio Singers and orchestra

in a spectacular concert of works

for chorus, large brass ensemble, harp, organ and percussion
,

with music by Gabrieli, C. H. H. Parry, Thompson,

Vaughan Williams and Mack Wilberg.



January 2013, Trent plays his

Concert Variations on the Carnival of Venice, for organ

for the American Guild of Organists',

Mini Convention, celebrating "The Organist in the 21st Century"

at the Presbyterian church in Basking Ridge, New Jersey,


December 2012, Trent accompanies

the Baroque Chorale

in Handel's Messiah, in Montclair, New Jersey.



December 2012, Trent accompanies

The Deer Ridge Singers

in music by Rutter, Gerald Finzi,

Healy Willan and others

in a Christmas program.



November/December 2012, Trent plays

the "Mighty Wurlitzer" organ at

Radio City Music Hall, New York City,

for the Christmas Spectacular Show.




October 2012, Trent presented an

organ demonstration and concert at

the Presbyterian Church in Basking Ridge

as part of "Leisure Learning
" Program,

sponsored by the Basking Ridge Library.



October 2012, Trent accompanies

the silent film, The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923),

at the United Reformed Church in Somerville, New Jersey.


May 5, 2012, Trent's Songs of Irony are premiered

with tenor Rufus Muller, and the composer at the piano,

on "A celebration of New Jersey Composers,

Performers and Friends"


at the Watchung Arts Center, Watchung, New Jersey.

 

March 2012, Trent conducted the Oratorio Singers

with soloists and members of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra,

in Antonio Vivaldi's Gloria, the Magnificat of John Rutter,

and the exclusive preview of Cantus Avium Solamen Est (Birdsong Brings Relief)

by Trent Johnson, a concerto for clarinet, bird whistle, chorus and orchestra,

written for clarinetist Andrew Lamy.

http://www.facebook.com/CantusAviumSolamenEst?bookmark_t=page


 December 2011, Trent plays

the "Mighty Wurlitzer" organ for the

Christmas Spectacular Show

at Radio City Music Hall,

in New York City.

 

December 2011, Trent accompanied

The Baroque Ensemble of New Jersey

in Handel's Messiah,

in Montclair, New Jersey.

 

December 2011, Trent accompanied

the Deer Ridge Singers in a holiday program

at St. Paul's Episcopal Church,

in Bound Brook New Jersey.

 

October 2011, Trent accompanied the silent film

The Phantom of the Opera(1925), starring Lon Chaney

on the pipe organ at the United Reformed Church,

in Somerville, New Jersey.

 

July 2011, Trent's Concertante

for string quartet and organ was premiered at the

American Guild of Organists Regional Convention,

with the Shanghai String Quartet, and organist Marilyn Keiser,

at Morristown United Methodist Church, in Morristown, New Jersey.

 

June 2011, Trent's setting of "On Love" based on the poetry of Kahlil Gibran

was performed on the "Music and More" Concert Series

at the Women's Club of Glen Ridge, in Glen Ridge, New Jersey,

with violist Brett Deubner and pianist Amanda Harberg.

 

April 2011, Trent participates in

"Broadway in Bernardsville", a benefit concert

for multi-talented musician Kevin LeBeouf

at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church

in Bernardsville, New Jersey.

 

April 2011, Trent accompanies

the Crescent Choral Society

in works of Gounod, Franck, Rutter and Holst

at Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church,

in Plainfield, New Jersey.

 

April 2011, Trent traveled to Russia

on an organ concert tour, visiting

the cities of Moscow, Ufa, Chelyabinsk,

Nizhny Tagil, Yekaterinburg and Krasnoyarsk.

 

March 2011, Trent played an organ recital

on the Lenten Concert Series

at Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church,

Basking Ridge, New Jersey,

with music by Bryan Hesford,

Trent Johnson and Johannes-Mathias Michel

 

March 2011, Trent conducted

the Oratorio Singers, soloists and orchestra

in the Magnificat of Buxtehude,

Handel's Dettingen Te Deum,

and PDQ Bach's Missa Hilarious

in Westfield, New Jersey.

 

February 2011, Trent accompanies

the silent film, The Son of the Sheik, (1926)

starring Rudolph Valentino,

to celebrate Valentine's Day

at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church,

     in Bernardsville, New Jersey

 

December 2010, Trent was the organist and orchestra

as he accompanied

The Choral Art Society of New Jersey

in Handel's Messiah, 

in Westfield, New Jersey.

 

 December 2010, Trent accompanied

The Baroque Ensemble of New Jersey

in Handel's Messiah,

in Montclair, New Jersey.

 

December 2010, Trent accompanied

The Deer Ridge Singers

in the music of Faure, Handel and others

in Somerville, New Jersey.

 

 November 2010, Thula Sizwe from South Africa

sings a capella and dances in the traditional Zulu style

with hymns, songs, and music from their homeland.

at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church,

Bernardsville, New Jersey.

 

June 2010, Trent accompanied

the Deer Ridge Singers,

conducted by Daren McCann

in the music of Healy Willan, Brahms,

Rutter, Wilhousky and others

at Liberty Corner Presbyterian Church,

in Liberty Corner, New Jersey.

 

May 2010, Trent played an organ recital

on the von Beckerath organ

at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church

in Milburn, New Jersey

and premiered his "Concert Variations on

The Carnival of Venice" for organ.

 

March, 2010, Trent conducted the Oratorio Singers

in Handel's Coronation Anthems, Bach's Easter Oratorio,

a new work by Phil Dietterrich, and premiered his

Celebration Overture for orchestra

in Westfield, New Jersey.

 

February, 2010, Trent played a Lenten organ recital

at Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church

in Basking Ridge, New Jersey,

performing works of Reger, Bach, Gigout and George Walker.

 

December 2009, Trent plays Handel's Messiah

with the Chorus of Communities

at St. James Episcopal Church

in Upper Montclair, New Jersey.

 

December 2009, Trent plays and accompanies

the Deer Ridge Singers,

conducted by Daren McCann

at the United Reformed Church

in Somerville, New Jersey.

 

December 2009, Trent accompanies Handel's Messiah

with the Choral Art Society of New Jersey

in Westfield, New Jersey.

 


December 2009, Trent plays and accompanies


Handel's Messiah with the Baroque Chorale

at St. Luke's Episcopal Church

 in Montclair, New Jersey


November 2009, Trent performs

a trumpet and organ recital


with trumpeter Andrew Filippone

at Christ Episcopal Church

in New Brunswick, New Jersey


October 2009, Trent accompanies the silent film

The Phantom of the Opera (1925) on the Aeolian pipe organ,

at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church

in Bernardsville, New Jersey