Director of Messiah Choir (4th-6th Grade)
Bio: Fran graduated from Western Illinois University wit a BA in Music Education and a MA in Vocal Performance. Her directorships include 34 years in the public school systems, First Presbyterian,Ottumwa (Chancel Choir), First Christian, Des Moines (Bell Choir) and Faith Lutheran Church (Children's Musical Director). When not directing, she hones her talents on the following stages: Chicago Opera, oratorio, Des Moines Playhouse, Stage West, Drama Workshop (Ankeny) and Urbandale Community Theatre. She performed with the Concert Singers and the Choral Society. She can also be seen in local commercial work and has worked with Primitive Filmworks. Hobbies include gardening and her rescue cats!