Magic Happens! is the story of Ronald Johnson’s 35-year journey with the Northern Iowa Wind Symphony. It is a story of what they did together in those 35 years, of where they started, where they traveled and, eventually, where they ended. It is a story of what they accomplished together, what they hoped for, what they dreamed, and what they created. There are discussions of repertoire selection and programming, and accounts of the Northern Iowa Wind Symphony’s six concert tours to Hungary and Italy.