Joined the MET Orchestra: 2008
Ms. Johnson graduated cum laude with a B.A. in political science from Bryn Mawr College, and also studied trombone at Peabody Conservatory.
Ms. Johnson's music library mentor was Clinton F. Nieweg, Principal Librarian (now retired) of the Philadelphia Orchestra. She now helps edit Nieweg Performing Editions, and her writing can be read in numerous publications. She is happily married to Met Opera bassoonist Daniel Shelly, following a courtship that began in the orchestra pit.