Mr. Matt Johnson
Mr. Johnson comes to Ferris after teaching for 12 years at University High School in the Spokane Valley. Previously Mr. Johnson went to high school at Ferris where he graduated in 2004 after singing in Symphonic, Camerata, and Saxon Knights. He then went to Edmonds Community College in Lynnwood, Washington to study Vocal Jazz, then Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington to get his bachelor's in Music Education and teaching credential. He also has a Master's in Music Education from Eastern Washington University. Mr. Johnson did his student teaching at Ferris as well in 2010.
Mr. Johnson is married to his wife, Amanda, who he sang with in choir at Ferris. They have one child, Zach, who is going into 3rd grade and will be going to Ferris when he gets to high school.
"I am unbelievably excited to be coming home to FHS! This school is the one that helped me find my path in life. I can't wait to bring my experience to the choir department and work together with the students of the choirs to continue to grow and learn while continuing the great tradition of choral music at FHS! Go Saxons!"