J. Johnson Music Publications

Julie McIntosh Johnson, Author and Publisher


Basics of Keyboard Theory

  • Levels Preparatory through 10 available
  • Follows theory requirements of MTAC Certificate of Merit®* Piano Syllabus
  • Each level reviews old material and presents new concepts
  • Excellent for transfer students; important reinforcement for returning students
  • Clear, easy to understand explanation of skills with practice drills
  • Application of new concepts to repertoire from the level
  • Multi-chapter reviews and final test include drills and analysis
  • Successfully used and by hundreds of music teachers since 1992


Ear Training Basics

  • An innovative teaching approach helps minimize student guessing.
  • Separate student and teacher books provide the framework for a collaborative learning experience.
  • Teacher Books include activities to be completed at the lesson, teaching tips, and answers for the student home assignments.
  • Student Books include worksheets and an MP3 CD.


Julie Johnson’s Guide to AP** Music Theory

  • Follows requirements of the College Board Advanced Placement* Music Theory exam
  • Clear, easy to understand explanation of  theory elements
  • Application of concepts to musical excerpts
  • Drills, analysis and multiple choice questions
  • Ear training and sight singing
  • MP3 CD and answers included


*Certificate of Merit® is an evaluation program of the Music Teachers' 
Association of California. Reference to 'Certificate of Merit®' (CM) 
does not imply endorsement by MTAC of this product.

**AP and Advanced Placement are trademarks registered and/or owned by 
the College Board, which was not involved in  the production of, and 
does not endorse, this product.