Meet Recording Artist Dr. Sheila Johnson

Dr. Sheila Johnson, PhD, DMin., songwriter, choral conductor, recording artist and college professor, is a native of Dayton, Ohio. Her new project, “Move With God,” is her 7th release. Dr. Johnson has toured and captivated audiences throughout the United States, West Indies, Germany, Mexico and Italy. Her compositions and arrangements are diverse gospel genres such as Urban gospel, gospel rap, praise and worship, Pentecostal praise, Latin, Negro Spiritual Jazz/gospel fusion and down home gospel to name a few. No wonder it is said, “Dr. Johnson’s music meets your diverse musical taste. Dr. Sheila, as she is affectionately called, is a former member of the national faculty of the Gospel Music Workshop of America (GMWA), appeared on Bobby Jones Gospel (BET) a number of times, director of the 2012 Allegheny Union Baptist Association Pre-Musical Choir, former board member of the Gospel Music Educators’ Seminar (GMES), director of the Citywide Youth Choir of the Baptist Ministers’ Conference of Pittsburgh and Vicinity, Citywide Youth and Young Adult Ensemble and also served as one of the directors for the National Baptist Congress of Christian Education Pre-Musical Choir. She also served as a conductor for the Lott Carey Foreign Mission and NAACP National Convention Pre-Musicals. She is a member of Delta Omicron International Music Fraternity and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. She currently serves as minister of music at First Baptist Penn Hills ( in Pittsburgh where her husband is the senior pastor. She and her husband were the first clergy couple in the Pittsburgh baptist assoication (AUBA- Pittsburgh Area) where the pastor’s wife was an ordained Baptist minister. The Hunts’ have two musical sons Dr. Julian E. (Minister Teresa) Hunt of Pittsburgh and Minister Justin E. (Tracy) Hunt of Baltimore, MD.

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