Marin Symphony Staff


Tod Brody
Executive Director

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Marty Eshoff
Director of Operations & Finance

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Nuri Kye
Director of Development

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Gayle Peterson
Director of Marketing & Sales

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Andrei Gorchov
Director of Youth Programs & Community Engagement

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Laura Cooper
Development & Marketing

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Nanci Burg Canby
Patron Relations & Administrative Coordinator

Youth Programs Staff

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Ann Krinitsky
Marin Symphony Youth Orchestra Director

Bio: As Director of Marin Symphony Youth Performance programs and the Virtuoso Program at San Domenico School, Ann Krinitsky also conducts Family Concerts with the Marin Symphony. She graduated with honors from the University of California, Berkeley. Ms. Krinitsky completed three summers of study with Harold Farberman and various visiting artists at the Conductors’ Institute at Hartt School of Music in Connecticut. In the Bay Area, her posts have included Director of Orchestras at Stanford University; Music Director of the Nova Vista Symphony, Palo Alto Philharmonic, Berkeley Youth and Community Women’s Orchestras; Conductor of the Acalanes Chamber Orchestra; and Assistant Conductor of the Pacific Mozart Ensemble. She has guest conducted the Women’s Philharmonic, the Camellia Symphony, the Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra, the Marin Chamber Orchestra, and the San Francisco Concerto Orchestra. She is a frequent guest conductor with the Honolulu and Hawaii Symphony Orchestras. She regularly conducts Ballet Hawaii’s Nutcracker and has enjoyed numerous collaborations with Chamber Music Hawaii and the Onium Ballet Project. Ms. Krinitsky received the 2000-01 JoAnn Falletta Conducting Award, given by The Women’s Philharmonic and funded by the Stein Foundation for the Arts and Sciences. She is married to conductor and timpanist Stuart Chafetz (Marin Symphony Pops Conductor).

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Anne Lerner
Conductor, Overture String Ensemble & Crescendo Orchestra

Bio: Overture & Crescendo conductor Anne Lerner studied at Northwestern University, where she completed her Bachelor of Arts in Music as a cello performance major. Before Northwestern, Anne studied Spanish Literature at Bryn Mawr College and in Madrid. She has been performing as a cellist in the Bay Area since 1989, when she moved from her native Chicago to study with Irene Sharp at the San Francisco Conservatory, where she earned a Master of Music in Cello Performance. Anne has performed with many Bay Area orchestras and is a frequent performer of chamber music. She is currently the cellist with Ensemble For These Times, a new music trio based in Berkeley, Their album, “The Hungarians: from Rosza to Justus” on the Centaur label was awarded a Gold Medal by the Global Music Awards in 2018. An equally important part of Anne’s musical life is music education. In addition to her work with the Marin Symphony Youth Programs, she is currently on the faculty of Dominican University, and has a large private cello studio in San Rafael.

Marin Symphony Youth Programs Contact
c/o The Marin Symphony
4340 Redwood Highway, Suite 409c
San Rafael, CA  94903
Phone: 415.479.8105