Mary Javian’s goal as a performer, educator, curator and public speaker is to use music to create positive social change in communities. She has presented around the world in these areas for two decades. Ms. Javian has toured and performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra and other world-class ensembles as a double bassist. She has served as principal bass of the IRIS Orchestra and has recorded and toured with the Philadelphia and IRIS orchestras, the Tanglewood Music Center, Network for New Music and numerous others. In the summers, Ms. Javian is on the faculty of the Verbier Festival.