Sean Franz

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Saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet, oboe, english horn, flute

Education:

California State University Long Beach 

GPA 3.5

Bachelors Degree in music performance (2005)

Instruments Played: 

Tenor, Alto, Soprano, Baritone Sax 

Clarinet, Bass Clarinet

Oboe, English Horn 

Flute, Piccolo, Alto Flute

Studied Privately with Joe Stone, Leo Potts, Eric Marienthal, Gary Foster

Teaching Experience:

The Youth Center in Los Alamitos – Spring 2001

South Bay Conservatory – 2002-2005

The Waverly School – 2006

Pioneer High School (woodwind coach) - spring 2006

Temple City High School (woodwind coach) - Since 2005

Oak Ave Middle School (woodwind coach) - Since 2005

Arcadia High School (woodwind coach) - Since 2007

On Broadway shows, NYC

The Apple Tree – Roundabout Theater Company, Studio 54 (Kristin Chenoweth)

Stairway to Paradise – Encores!, City Center (Chenoweth)

Gypsy – Encores!, City Center (Patti Lupone)

Television: 

The View, The Today Show

Other Notables

Brian Setzer Holiday tour 2007

Participant in the prestigious Henri Mancini Institute (UCLA)

Recorded on Grammy nominated album “Elevation” 

Awards: 

Outstanding Jazz Soloist - Fullerton Jazz Festival 2001

Outstanding Undergraduate Jazz Studies Student, CSULB 2004

Soloist award at the Reno Jazz Festival 2004

Winner of the 2005 CSULB concerto competition

Selected as a member of the Cal State All Star Jazz Band 2005

Honorable mention for outstanding woodwind player at CSULB 2005

2018Nick Arocho