Gregory P. Franz

Musical Directing

Student Information

Bio:

Nationality: American

Visa Status: No UK Work Visa

Skills:

Instruments: Piano, Keyboard, Cello, Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Ukelele, Double and Electric Bass, Accordion, Hurdy Gurdy

Arranging: Experience in re-orchestrating and arranging for small and large ensembles. Instructors: Stuart Morley, Jeff Lederer, Eric Stewart

Technology: Proficient in Finale, MainStage, Logic Pro X and Final Cut Pro X. Experience with Sibelius.

Other Skills: Lighting and Sound Design (3 years)

Languages: English (native), French (beginner/intermediate)

Previous Qualifications:

College Undergraduate: LIU Post (2021) BS in Music Edu K-12 (Piano and Voice Concentration) (Hons)

NYU Music Directing/Conducting Intensive with Ted Sperling (2021)

Music Directing Intensive at Goodspeed Opera House (2019)

Work Experience:

Musical Director/Keys/Guitar Conductor, Godspell, RCS/Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Alexandra Spencer-Jones)

Associate Musical Director/Piano, Sweeney Todd, RCS/Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Alexandra Spencer-Jones)

Musical Director/Piano Conductor, Catch Me If You Can, Studio Theatre of Long Island (Rick Grossman)

Musical Director/Piano Conductor/Arranger, Children of Eden, Studio Theatre of Long Island (Tommy Ranieri)

Musical Director/Piano Conductor/Arranger/Sound Engineer, Lizzi: The Musical (Virtual), Long Island University Theatre Company (Danny Walsh)

Musical Director/Piano Conductor, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Theatre Three (Jeff Sanzel)

Musical Director/Piano Conductor, Next to Normal, Lighthouse Theatre Company (Trevor O’Bryen)

Musical Director/Piano Conductor, Dogfight, Patrician Playhouse (Tyler Matos)

 

Other Experience:

Cello, Beauty and the Beast, December 2021

Rehearsal Pianist/Piano/Synth, Two Thousand Miles (Original Musical), January 2020

Rehearsal Pianist/Piano/Guitar/Banjo/Dance Arranger, Once More From The Top (Dance Cabaret), November 2019

Guitar, Les Misérables, July 2019