Travis Johnson began studying music at the young age of seven, accompanying his voice with an ukulele and practicing simple piano song. From his eighth birthday on, Travis began studying the classical guitar in depth under the tutelage of notable guitarist Dr. Peter Zisa, who taught him diligently for seven years. During these fundamental years, Travis became an extremely accomplished young guitarist and has be an active member of the Portland Guitar Society and has regularly performed at their monthly open-mics. These studies led Mr. Johnson to Seattle, WA, to study under the remarkable guitarist Michael Partington (U of W) until he was accepted into the San Francisco Conservatory of Music where he studied with the well know guitar pedagogue David Tanenbaum. Travis has also enjoyed lessons and Master Classes with various famous guitarists including Ana Vidovic, Jeremy Jouve, Marcin Dylla, Judicael Perroy, Gabriel Bianco, William Kanengeiser, Martha Masters, David Russel, Oscar Ghiglia, and Raphael Smits.
Travis graduated from The University of Texas at Austin, Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music with a Master of Music Performance degree in 2017 under the direction of Adam Holzman. Travis now teaches and performs around the Pacific Northwest and loves to share music with a variety of audiences by performing at open-mics, schools, recitals, and through his live-stream practice sessions.