Jeremy Francisco, clarinet, holds a bachelor's degree in music education from Southern Adventist University and a master’s of music in orchestral conducting from Belmont University, where he was privileged to study with conductor Karen Deal.
He has done extensive post-graduate work in choral conducting from the University of Northern Colorado. For the past several years Francisco has served as a frequent clinician at music festivals in Nashville, Boston, New York City, and throughout Oklahoma and Colorado.
Francisco has been Music Director of Chamber Music Weekend since its beginning in 1998 and was the founding Music Director of the Cumberland Youth Ensemble and Madison Vocal Ensemble, in Nashville. Francisco’s performing ensembles have toured Jamaica, Canada, Mexico, Germany and throughout the United States. Jeremy serves as the music director of the East Tennessee Symphony Orchestra, and conducts the Advanced orchestras at At First Sight Music Camp and SoundPoint Strings in Collegedale, Tennessee.