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Producer , Arts administrator

Marijo Anne Johnson, American arts administrator, producer. Certified United States Small Business Administration, The Workshop in Business Opportunities, Inc. National Education Association grantee, Washington, 1976-1977, 78-79; Ford Foundation grantee, New York City, 1979, Community Service Society grantee, New York City, 1986.

Background

Johnson, Marijo Anne was born on July 21, 1935 in Battle Creek, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Earl Marshall Mason and Marietta (Scott) Johnson.

Education

Student, Chicago Museum College, 1955. Student, Roosevelt University, 1962. Bachelor in Music Education, Pace University, 1982.

Career

Album liner coordinator, Mercury Record Corporation, Chicago, 1963-1967; supervisor, artists and repertoire administrator, Columbia Broadcasting System Records, New York City, 1967-1972; music associate, New York State Council on Arts, New York City, 1972-1973; executive administrator, New York Jazz Repertory Company, Inc., 1973-1975; executive director, Consortium of Jazz Orgns. and Artists, Inc., New York City, 1976-1981; special projects assistant, Uniworld Group, Inc., New York City, 1982-1986; president, Marijo Johnson Arts Management, New York City, since 1986. Music panelist New York State Council on Arts, New York City, 1973-1975. Faculty contractor Bennington College Summer Jazz Project, Vermont, 1976.

Advisor Soundscape Performance Center, New York City, 1980-1981, Universal Symphony Orchestra, New York City, 1981-1986. Board directors Festival on the River, New York City, 1971-1972.

Achievements

  • Certified United States Small Business Administration, The Workshop in Business Opportunities, Inc.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Section editor Jazz Magazine, 1979. Columnist Jazz Spotlite News, 1982.

Membership

Teacher Literacy Volunteers New York, New York City, 1983. Active Park West Village Tenant's Association, since 1982. Chairman Pan African Resource Committee, 1984-1985.

Member Minority Women Entrepreneurs' Network (chairman 1986-1987), Association Performing Arts Presenters.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: interior design, photography, poetry.

Connections

1 child, Randolph M.

father:
Earl Marshall Mason Johnson

mother:
Marietta (Scott) Johnson

child:
Randolph M. Johnson