1957 photo of Marilyn Mason at Westminster Abbey, where she became the first American woman to perform.
Example Performances by Marilyn Mason as a concert organist:
Leo Sowerby's "Classic Concerto" was conducted by the composer
Her 60-year career started in 1947 with what she described as her first public recital:
Early highlights included her performances in:
She performed with numerous symphony orchestras
Here are examples of her performances:
A 1960’s picture of the Baroque “trio”, with Florian Mueller, oboe, Marilyn Mason, harpsichord, Nelson Hauenstein, flute and Clyde Thompson, double bass. Other members over the years were Douglas Marsh, violincello, Keith Bryan, flute, Arno Mariotti, oboe, Jerome Jelinek, violincello, Harry Sargous, oboe, Gustave Rosseels, violin, and Lawrence Hurst, double bass. They played at least 22 concerts from the (mid-1950’s through the mid-1980’s) in Michigan and Canada
Marilyn Mason performances with the Baroque "trio"
A 1980 publicity photo for a concert at Carnegie Hall of Pierre d’Archambeau, Violin, and Marilyn Mason, Harpsichord (see 1980 Dec 5,12 New York NY). They performed at least 30 times, often as “Duo Sonoro”, and they recorded the Haendel sonatas for violin and harpsichord.
Other artists with whom Dr. Mason performed frequently were:
Paul Doktor (viola)
Michele Johns (organ)
Tapani Yrjola (violin)
Brenda Wimberly (soprano)
Donald Fishel (flute)
George Shirley (tenor)