Johnny Steiner -

Associate Director of Music Ministries  

Director of Marketing and Technology

Johnny Steiner is a professional musician who lives in Columbus. He is a singer, voice-teacher, choir-director, conductor, pianist, song-writer, actor, arranger, writer, and voice-over artist - sometimes all of these in one given day! 

Johnny hails originally from Green Camp, Ohio, is a graduate of Elgin High School, and holds a BA in voice with a minor in business and marketing from Otterbein University.

His professional resume extends far beyond his work with Church of the Messiah. 

Johnny currently has a roster of 20 private voice students, served as choir director at Saint Charles Preparatory School for eighteen years, and for six years as at North Congregational UCC. 

For seven years, Johnny was music and artistic director for Vaud-Villities, the longest running show of its kind in the United States.

Johnny has sung on stage with Barry Manilow, comedian Bob Newhart, and Pulitzer-Prize winning composer Marvin Hamlisch. 

Johnny has decades of experience in the theater. His favorite roles include “Billy” in Carousel, and “Curly” in Oklahoma!. In 2005, Johnny received the best reviews of his career playing the title role of ‘Will’ in The Will Rogers Follies

Johnny has been featured in several ad campaigns for the Kroger Company and for the Ohio State Fair, and done extensive voice-over work for McGraw-Hill Education. 

Johnny performs year-round, doing his part to keep the great American songbook alive. He has seven albums of music to his credit, recently releasing the acclaimed City Sidewalks in 2017.

When he's not making music, Johnny is a very engaged fitness-enthusiast. He is a certified group-fitness instructor for the YMCA and an active runner all around Central Ohio.

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