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Mary Joy Silmaro

Mary Joy Silmaro

Organ Scholar

Mary Joy Silmaro is a native of California. She graduated from Ave Maria University, Florida, with a Bachelor of Arts in Organ and Sacred Music. Aside from organ performance, she enjoys choral music and choral conducting. She previously served as the music director at St. Raphael Catholic Church in Lehigh Acres, Florida, where she played organ and cantored for the masses, and directed the church choir. Miss Silmaro also has experience in conducting the Ave Maria University choir and Schola, singing in small chamber ensembles. She has been invited to perform as a solo recitalist at several churches in Southwest Florida as well as at the organ festival in Naples, Florida, each summer from 2014-2017.  

Miss Silmaro is currently the organ scholar at Christ Church Cathedral, and is a Masters student studying organ performance under Professor Ken Cowan at Rice University.