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

Member Information

Member Information


Annual dues of $50 are payable to the Bloomfield Federation of Music and should be paid at rehearsal to

Elfrieda Fenton, treasurer of the BFM.


Social events are held throughout the year for members. Family and friends are invited to attend at a modest fee. 

Links to Friends of BMO

Link to friends

Rehearsal Schedule

Rehearsal Schedule:  September 15, 2015-April 26, 2016

                                   Tuesday evenings 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.


 Rehearsals are held at Bloomfield Middle School, 60 Huck Road, Bloomfield, NJ  07009

Parking available in school lot.


No rehearsals during holidays or when school is closed. Members will receive calendar.