Artistic Administration & Operations

  • Hometown: Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Year Joined: 2005
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Orchestra Personnel Manager
Laura Conrad

Miscellaneous Information

Miscellaneous Information

Laura oversees the Orchestra personnel. She is responsible for hiring extra players and substitute musicians and makes sure everyone is where they are supposed to be when they are supposed to be there. She serves as liaison between conductors and musicians and staff and musicians. She holds a Master of Music for double bass performance and is the Orchestra Librarian for the Santa Fe Opera during the summer months (2002-present). She has also worked for Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Chicago Symphony Orchestra and The Phoenix Symphony.


Box Office: 941-953-3434
Administration: 941-953-4252


Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
And at the concert venue one hour prior to showtime.

Our Mission

Our mission is to engage, educate, and enrich our community through high-quality, live musical experiences.


Sarasota Orchestra is committed to making our performances and facilities accessible to everyone in our community.

All of the Orchestra’s facilities are accessible to persons using wheelchairs.

Assistive listening devices are available for all Orchestra performances.

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