My name is Pete Johnston, and I am a bass player, composer, teacher, and podcast host living in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. This site is a document of my various musical, scholarly, and teaching activities.
I have a Ph.D. in ethnomusicology from York University, and am currently employed as a sessional lecturer at Ryerson University and Humber College. Sometimes I find the time to make some music with my friends. Please have a look and listen, and get in touch should you be curious about my work.
22 February 2019, 7:30 PM Aurochs: Ali Berkok (piano), Jake Oelrichs (drums), and Mike Smith (electric wonder box) Tranzac, 292 Brunswick Ave, Toronto PWYC
19 March 2019, 9 PM Pete Johnston's Radio Silence: Jake Oelrichs (drums), Rebecca Hennessy (trumpet), and Karen Ng (saxophone) Wenona Lodge, 1069 Bloor Street West, Toronto PWYC
28 March 2019, 10 PM See Through 4: Karen Ng (saxophone) Marilyn Lerner (piano), Nick Fraser (drums)Tranzac, 292 Brunswick Ave, Toronto PWYC
Another Word For Science - See Through 4 w/Marilyn Lerner (piano), Karen Ng (saxophone), and Nick Fraser (drums)