Johnson composes tribute to Haiti earthquake victim

FORT WORTH, Texas (SWBTS) – Stephen Johnson, dean of Southwestern’s School of Church Music, drew inspiration for his most recent composition, Peace Ascends, from the tragic death of Ben Larson in January 2010. Larson, who was on a missionary assignment in Haiti, became trapped under a collapsed building as a result of the earthquake butfinal breaths exhaled a hymn of praise to the Lord.
 
Read the Duluth News Tribune story on Johnson’s composition, which premiered in a concert at New York City’s Lincoln Center, May 8, at http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/event/article/id/199010.

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