Joined the Orchestra staff in 2019, after serving as a volunteer from 2016-2018
Hometown: Jersey City, NJ
Mary Fran works to provide outstanding front-of-house customer service to all Sarasota Orchestra patrons. She holds a Master of Arts in Choral Conducting and a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education. Her 32 years of teaching encompasses pre-K and elementary school general music and includes roles as high school choral director, piano lab instructor, musical theater director, and Tri-M Music Honor Society Advisor.
Favorite Classical Music Work:
"Mahler's Symphony No. 1, "Titan," is among my favorite orchestral works, in addition to Duruflé's glorious Requiem, Op. 9."