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Rory Johnston

Rory Johnston is Senior Director of Music, based in New York.

Johnston has produced several music television programs and events in the United States, including the Emmy award-winning documentary Music of Ireland. His work at Elevation involves satellite and internet radio, television, concert and event production, touring, commercial sponsorship and strategic marketing for Irish music and contemporary artists.

Prior to working with Elevation, Johnston fulfilled positions with the Universal Music Group and Polygram, and also served as manager/executive producer for artists such as the Sex Pistols, BowWowWow and Malcolm McLaren, composer Philip Glass, the Hothouse Flowers and Anuna.


Rory Johnston with Irish-American dancer and choreographer Michael Flatley in Bel-Air, CA.