Paula is the executive Assistant to Joe McKenna, President and CEO, and works with our esteemed Board of Directors as Board Liaison. Paula has a great passion for music and the arts with a background in choral music as a singer and cantor, and community theater as an actress and stage manager.

Get to know Paula Rouse

Hometown: Flint, MI

First year with Sarasota Orchestra: 2021


Box Office: 941-953-3434
Administration: 941-953-4252


Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
And at the concert venue one hour prior to showtime.

Our Mission

Our mission is to engage, educate, and enrich our community through high-quality, live musical experiences.


Sarasota Orchestra is committed to making our performances and facilities accessible to everyone in our community.

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All of the Orchestra’s facilities are accessible to persons using wheelchairs.

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Assistive listening devices are available for all Orchestra performances.

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