Frans is originally from Elmira, NY in the Southern Tier, and has lived and played music in the Rochester area for the better part of a decade! Using various educational experiences, from substitute teaching for various schools in Rochester and teaching in different private studios, to teaching elementary school general music and chorus full time in Buffalo and Rochester, Frans has immersed himself in different methods and styles of teaching. He has also played in a variety of musical styles, including and not limited to: Classical, Rock, Metal, Country, Hip Hop, Ska, Reggae, Electronic, Jazz and other improvisational styles. Currently, he is in two groups: The Fun Bunch, a three-piece cover band playing anything from the 60's to today, and Peace N' Blues, an acoustic duo featuring the vocal talents of Lisa Clark! Frans writes original music and is currently recording an album!