Houston Treasure for 2018
Photo by: Evin Thayer Studios
Marie Taylor Bosarge is the Founder, President and Director of Music Doing Good, Inc., a non-profit arts organization which inspires and transforms lives through innovative music-based programming and performance experiences. Music Doing Good has three outreach programs which bring musical enrichment to children in underserved communities. The organization provides an in-school program to Houston area Title I schools, instruments to students and schools, and music lessons scholarships. Music Doing Good touches the lives of thousands of individuals annually by creating a world where we all live in concert.
Marie is the Director and Vice President of Capital Technologies, Inc., which manages the business, investment, and philanthropic activities of various trusts of the Bosarge family. Marie is a member of the Governing Board and Board of Trustees for the Houston Symphony and also the University of Houston Moores Society and a member of the Advisory Boards for University of St. Thomas and Casa de Esperanza de los Niños, Inc. She is also a member of the Houston Symphony Education Board, Houston Symphony Strategic Planning Board, and the Houston Symphony Community Outreach Board as well as a member of the University of St. Thomas Performing Arts Board. Marie was recently inducted into the University of Houston’s Ezekiel W. Cullen Society. Other organizations Marie supports financially include MD Anderson Cancer Center (Houston), American Association for Cancer Research – Ki Hong Award, and Texas Children’s Hospital, A Glimmer of Hope. The Bosarge Family also donates to Stem for Life Foundation, American Association for Cancer Research, Texas Public Policy Foundation, University of St. Thomas (Houston), Texans for Lawsuit Reform, George W. Bush Foundation, Houston Museum of Natural Science, and The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Marie obtained her B.A. in Education and a minor in Interior Design from Southeastern Louisiana University and is an alumnae member of the sorority Sigma Sigma Sigma. She spent a number of years writing poetry and teaching school. She is married to Dr. W.E. Bosarge, Jr.