Brian Johnston joined the Fort Wayne Philharmonic in 2018. In addition to being part of the Philharmonic, Brian is a regular Member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, and Substitute with the New World Symphony in Miami Florida. He has performed with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Columbus Symphony Orchestra, Elgin Symphony Orchestra, Canton Symphony Orchestra, Quad City Symphony Orchestra, and is also a substitute for the Houston Symphony Orchestra & Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. Brian's teaching experience has included many schools in the Chicago area including the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra (CYSO) His primary teachers have included; Jay Friedman, John Rojak, John Faieta, Andy Malloy, Reed Capshaw, and Eric Reynolds.