TFO’s artistic team includes Music Director Michael Francis, Principal Guest Conductor Stuart Malina and Assistant Conductor Chelsea Gallo. Read more about our conductors here.

TFO’s professional musicians are hired through national and international auditions. They come from prestigious institutes including Juilliard, Central Conservatory of Beijing, and Eastman School of Music, among many others. Read more about TFO’s musicians here.

Staff and Board

The Florida Orchestra welcomed President & CEO Ignacio Barrón Viela in August 2023. TFO’s staff and board are dedicated to making symphonic music accessible to everyone in Tampa Bay.