Mary Ann Fujino

Mary Ann Fujino

Second violins

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.