Just Announced! LEADers

Just Announced! LEADers

Announcing the second cohort of Sphinx LEADers!
Sphinx LEAD (Leaders in Excellence, Arts & Diversity) is entering its second year and we are thrilled to announce the incoming cohort of LEADers.

Louisville Orchestra

Blake-Anthony Johnson is a cellist, arts administrator, and educator based out of Louisville, Kentucky and NYC. Johnson’s career prioritizes innovative, systemic, and multidisciplinary opportunities designed to execute cultural institution’s responsibility as a public service to all. Johnson’s rich performance history of national appearances soloing with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra to international tours across Europe and Asia is the catalyst behind his love of arts administration. An avid arts education ambassador, Johnson’s portfolio includes work with Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute, New World Symphony, El Sistema, Academia Filarmónica de Medellín, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and the Nashville Symphony. Currently the Director of Learning & Community, Johnson is responsible for administering nineteen programs that enhance the public’s access to, understanding of, and engagement with the Louisville Orchestra. A strong advocate of Equity, Inclusion,and Diversity, he serves on the board of South Florida CARES Mentoring Movement and works as a consultant.
Congratulations to the nine outstanding administrators, entrepreneurs, and musicians selected to participate in this 2-year professional development program!More Information

2 thoughts on “Just Announced! LEADers

  1. Hi Blake-Anthony!

    Congratulations on all your success!! Is this the B-AJ that went to Vanderbilt? Curious, how are your Keyboard Harmony fingers? 🙂
    We are very proud of you! (What year did you graduate since I don’t see the “V” word above.) 🙂 Take good care.

    Karen Ann Krieger
    Associate Professor of Piano and Piano Pedagogy
    Collegiate Piano Chair
    Blair School of Music
    Vanderbilt University

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