In memoriam Carol Franz

CAROL FRANZ (1938 - 2019)

The Bloomfield Mandolin Orchestra is greatly saddened by the loss of its beloved and longtime member Carol Franz.  Carol suddenly passed away at her home in Glen Ridge, New Jersey on Saturday, March 2.  Carol was 80 years old.  Carol Franz was a player in the Bloomfield Mandolin Orchestra's Mandolin II section, served as Orchestra President, and currently served as Treasurer.  Also, Carol was inducted into the Bloomfield Federation of Music Hall of Fame during the Bloomfield Mandolin Orchestra's Annual Spring Concert at Bloomfield Middle School, on Sunday, April 26, 2015.  In addition, Carol and her husband Jack represented the Bloomfield Mandolin Orchestra at several national Classical Mandolin Society of America (CMSA) Conventions. 

May God Bless Carol, her husband Jack, and their family

5 Members of the BMO performed in Philadelphia 0n Sunday, 11/03/2019

On November 3, 2019 ECMO2 (East Coast Mandolin Orchestra) performed Woodstock and Beyond: Celebrating the Music of 1969 at Gratz College. ECMO was represented by five members of the Bloomfield Mandolin Orchestra and Maestro Enrico Granafei was a featured soloist. Congratulations to all the participants!