Artists with a Vision
Mainly Mozart Festival Music Director
Mainly Mozart’s dynamic new Music Director Michael Francis has quickly established himself as a conductor of international reputation, forging collaborations with the world’s leading orchestras. Just months after his appointment as Music Director of the Mainly Mozart Festival in late 2014, his appointment as Music Director of The Florida Orchestra was announced. Francis also enters his fourth season as Chief Conductor and Artistic Advisor to Sweden’s Norrköping Symphony Orchestra.
Festival Orchestra Concertmaster / MMYO Advisor
William Preucil has been Concertmaster of the Mainly Mozart Festival Orchestra since its first performance in 1989. He also serves as Artistic Advisor to the Mainly Mozart Youth Orchestra.
Spotlight Series Curator
Spotlight Series Curator since 2012, pianist Anne-Marie McDermott balances a versatile career as soloist and collaborator, performing over 100 recitals, concerti, and chamber music concerts yearly.
Dr. Tim Mullen
Mozart & the Mind Creative Director
Tim Mullen is a neuroscientist, educator, and artist. He holds degrees in computer science and cognitive neuroscience from UC Berkeley (BAs, highest honors) and UC San Diego (MS, PhD), where honors included Glushko and San Diego Fellowships, and the Chancellor’s Dissertation Medal.
Mainly Mozart Youth Orchestra Music Director
Actively involved in the San Diego classical music scene since 1990, Hernan Constantino is Music Director/Conductor of Mainly Mozart Youth Orchestra’s Intermediate and Advanced Orchestras. Mr. Constantino enjoys a three-pronged career: that of violinist, conductor, and educator.
Mainly Mozart Youth Orchestra Associate Music Director
Jane Gayle Frey is a highly accomplished musician and educator with more than 30 years of experience. She has performed with nationally-recognized orchestras and served as a faculty member and professor at two San Diego universities.