Mary conducts the vocal subgroups of PGMC, coaches soloists, and assists the Artistic Director. She is also a freelance flutist and singer who has performed with many local groups including PGMC, David York Ensemble, Choral Cross Ties, Bridges, Aurora, Confluence, Viriditas and Satori. She is the former conductor of Chrysalis Children’s Choirs and recently founded a treble choir at Sunnyside Environmental School. Before coming to Portland in 1995, Mary lived in Ithaca, NY, where she sang with the Cayuga Vocal Ensemble and performed frequently with the Genesee Baroque Orchestra (Dana Maiben, conductor). She received her Bachelor of Music degree from State University of New York at Potsdam. By day, she is an IT Manager at Daimler Trucks North America. Mary and her partner Lottie Zorn live in Portland with two fabulous daughters and many pets.