Mary SealMary Seal

Mary Seal, French Horn(back to musicians page)

Favorite Quote:
"Individual commitment to a group effort, that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work." - Vince Lombardi

Favorite composer(s) to listen to?
Howard Hanson

Favorite composer(s) to perform?
Contemporary composers

Random Fact:
We have had 8 beagles over the past 18 years. Chewie, Lambeau, Darby, Max, Emma, Rocky, Wyatt and Morgan.

If you could blink your eyes and be in a favorite place right now, where would it be?
Northern Wisconsin

Mary has lived in Melbourne since 1983 with her husband, Tom, and a menagerie of beagles.   They have one loving son, Zachary, who works in law enforcement with the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office.  Mary graduated from The University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire with a degree in Music Education.

Mary has played horn with and serves on the Board of Directors of the Space Coast Symphony since its inception in 2009.    She has played Horn with numerous ensembles in Wisconsin and Florida.   Along with the Space Coast Symphony, these include the Chippewa Valley Symphony, Racine Symphony, Space Coast Pops, Central Florida Winds & Chamber Winds, Melbourne Municipal Band, Community Band of Brevard, and Melbourne Chamber Orchestra.   Mary has also played percussion and trombone with various ensembles.

Mary is currently the Senior Finance Manager at The Daytona Beach News Journal.  She previously worked at Florida Today Newspaper for thirty years.   She is a diehard Green Bay Packers fan and loves spending time with her friends.   She has a wonderful and caring family that she enjoys spending time with, which include four sisters, two brothers, and her mother.