Meet the artistic leaders of The Florida Orchestra.
Michael Francis, Music Director
The Jay B and Marsha Starkey Chair
New 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. Read more about Michael Francis here.
Principal Pops Conductor and Grammy award winner Jeff Tyzik puts a special touch on the Raymond James Pops series with his brilliant arrangements. Read more about Jeff Tyzik here.
Stuart Malina, Principal Guest Conductor
The R.K. Bailey Chair
Principal Guest Conductor and Tony award winner Stuart Malina leads the orchestra in our popular morning Coffee Concerts. Read more about Stuart Malina here.
Assistant Conductor Daniel Black will program and conduct TFO’s youth, park and other community concerts as well as one concert in each of the Coffee and Pops series. He also will assist Music Director Michael Francis and guest conductors on Masterworks programs and help with other outreach activities.