Taneycomo Festival Orchestra

Photo: Corinna Van Hamlin for Taneycomo Festival Orchestra

Larkin Sanders is a Branson native who has just completed her Doctor of Music degree in clarinet performance from Florida State University.  She is also a noted composer and arranger.  And she's the founder, Executive and Artistic Director, and resident clarinetist, of the Taneycomo Festival Orchestra, a non-profit organization that presents a FREE two-week concert series of classical music in the Branson every June. It's now in it's fifth season, and Larkin says she was inspired to create the Festival while still in graduate school at Michigan State University.