Mary Ann Fujino
Mary Ann began her musical studies with her father, Mark Fujino, before pursuing her training with Fujiko Imaijshi and Lorand Fenyves at the University of Toronto. Between these two phases, she had begun engineering studies before realizing that being a professional musician was her calling. Her first concert with the OSM dates back to 1990.
Joined the OSM in: 1990
Previous positions: Canadian Opera Company in Toronto
Model of instrument: Violin by Masa Inokuchi (Toronto)
Hometown: Burlington (Ontario)
Favourite composer: Mahler
Favourite works: Mahler’s symphonies nos 2 and 4, Poulenc’s operas and Schoenberg’s Transfigured Night
Interests: Cooking, gardening, the television series Supernatural
If you hadn’t chosen to become a musician, you would be …: A real estate agent or volunteer dog rescuer.