AMDA Faculty since: 2011
Fran is an accompanist, vocal coach, conductor, orchestrator and composer. Some of his credits include: Broadway: XANADU (keyboards, rehearsal/audition pianist) IN MY LIFE (Assoc. Conductor, Keyboards); AVENUE Q (audition pianist); off-Broadway: on-stage pianist for Jackie Hoffman (The J.A.P. Show ): For Unsung Musicals, Inc: (Pianist, Musical Director, Arranger) NOTHING IS FOREVER; GATSBY: The Songs in Concert (NYMF 2011), HOW NOW DOW JONES (NY Fringe Festival); PLATINUM (NY Fringe Festival) Regional; M.D. or Assoc. M.D. for the RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR (CAA); Conductor/Pianist: 1776 (Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C.); MY WAY, SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE (Lyric Theatre, Oklahoma City); Original music: MAKING THE BOYS (documentary of the making of THE BOYS IN THE BAND); WHEN OCEAN MEETS SKY (LOGO); short film THE RUB (James Horvath, dir., w/ Michelle Pawk and Karen Ziemba).
Member AFM Local 802, ASCAP
B.A., Music, Columbia University