337 Ryder Hall
Margo Saulnier, BA, MFA
Part-Time Lecturer, Music Industry
Margo Saulnier is committed to innovative and interdisciplinary programming, new audience development, community engagement, and making arts accessible to all. The range and breadth of her training was developed “on the court” in producing and programming over 4,000 live shows with incredible colleagues and extraordinary collaborations at the Boston Pops and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.
Since 2013, she has worked in various capacities for Celebrity Series of Boston, including three large-scale public outdoor projects: Street Pianos Boston “Play Me I’m Yours” (2013 and 2016), “Le Grand Continental” dance performance in Copley Square (2014), and “Let’s Dance/Bailemos Boston!” (2015) on the Rose Kennedy Greenway.
For over a decade, she was involved in artistic planning for the Boston Pops, where she produced the orchestral debuts of Guster, My Morning Jacket, Aimee Mann, Paul Oakenfold, Steve Martin, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman, Cowboy Junkies, Melinda Doolittle, Amanda Palmer, Ozomatli, and many others. She also supervised film and multi-media content for the Boston Pops, including the world premieres of Chris van Allsburg’s The Polar Express, Jan Brett’s The Night Before Christmas, and an audience sing-along to the popular video game The Beatles Rock Band.
Margo Saulnier is currently a lecturer in the Music Department at Northeastern University’s College of Arts, Media, and Design. In 2016, she moderated the panel on Women in Music Management, Booking, Negotiations and Technology for Northeastern’s “Changing the Conversation: Women’s Equality in the Music Industry” Symposium. In 2014, she moderated the Arts Economics panel for Northeastern’s CREATE Initiative’s Value of Presenting Symposium. She has also participated on panels at the Future of Music Summit, Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP), and Boston University.
Margo graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor of Music degree in clarinet performance and holds a Master of Fine Arts in performing arts management from CUNY Brooklyn College.