The Jay B and Marsha Starkey Chair

Music Director Michael Francis is only the fourth music director in The Florida Orchestra’s history. Having quickly established himself as an international conductor, he has created ongoing relationships with the world’s leading orchestras.

The R.K. Bailey Chair

Principal Guest Conductor and Tony award winner Stuart Malina leads the orchestra in our popular morning Coffee Concerts. 

Assistant Conductor Chelsea Gallo will lead TFO’s youth and community concerts, conduct select Raymond James Pops and Morning Coffee concerts and regularly assist Music Director Michael Francis and other conductors.