Headshot of RA Francesca Gray

Francesca Gray

Head Residence Life Assistant



Francesca Gray is a recipient of the New York Youth Symphony Principal’s Fellowship and winner of the New York Summer Music Festival Concerto Competition. She has performed at Carnegie Hall, Symphony Space, United Palace, and The Frick Collection. She currently performs at the Regina Opera and teaches at Midori & Friends. She is a certified music educator, Pre-K through Grade 12, by the Connecticut State Department of Education. She graduated summa cum laude with her M.M. from Mannes School of Music and her B.M. from The Hartt School.

Most recently, Gray was the founder and director of Collaborative Clarinet where she organized a concert exhibition and masterclass. She commissioned new works for clarinet by composers from Mannes School of Music and New York Youth Symphony alongside artwork inspired by the original compositions created by artists from Parsons School of Design. This project aimed to unite the broader arts community working together as a team of artists welcoming each other’s individuality to create a one-of-a-kind performance experience. Visit her website at: https://fgray63.wixsite.com/fgray2013-2