|Short Name:||Bonnie Johansen-Werner|
|Full Name:||Johansen-Werner, Bonnie, 1952-|
Bonnie Johansen-Werner (b. July 19, 1952) is the Composer-in-Residence for the Dubuque District of the Iowa Conference of The United Methodist Church. A Diaconal Minister, she is also the McCosh Assistant Professor of Music at Upper Iowa University. Steeped in the hymns and music of Charles and John Wesley, she believes strongly in the power of music to teach and celebrate biblical and theological precepts. She has held leadership positions in The Fellowship of United Methodists in Music and Worship Arts and writes a bimonthly column of Choral Techniques for their journal. She has also held leadership positions in the Iowa Choral Directors Association and has served as adjudicator for the Iowa Federation of Music Clubs composition contest. Ms. Johansen-Werner's husband, Duane Werner, is also a Diaconal Minister of Music. She is the parent of two children, Matthew and Rebekah.