Artistic Operations Manager
Emily Schmeichel-Frank is happy to be returning to GSYO for the 2018-19 season. She formerly worked for the organization from 2009-2013 in the positions of orchestra assistant and artistic operations manager. Ms. Schmeichel-Frank received her Bachelor of Music from Taylor University with concentrations in piano and voice. An active singer/actor throughout the Bay Area, you will find her on stage with several different companies, including Tabard Theatre, South Bay Musical Theatre, West Bay Opera, Opera on Tap! (San Francisco), and First Street Opera. She was recently seen with the Palo Alto Children's Theatre in Elephant & Piggie's "We are in a Play!" In 2017, she created the role of Marguerite in Come With Me, an original micro-opera composed by Alexander Frank specifically for the platform of YouTube. When not pursuing her various musical endeavors, you will most likely find her reading or exercising. An avid lover of animals, Ms. Schmeichel-Frank also volunteers as a feline foster parent. A self-proclaimed ailurophile, she is the proud cat-mom of 3 beautiful girls, Raja, Cinders, and Ember.