Frances has worked as a music co-ordinator in parishes of the Diocese of Westminster for nearly 20 years.  She cantors sensitively with a beautiful mezzo-soprano voice, blending with other singers, and lending confidence to cautious congregations, large and small, so they are enabled to join in singing God's praises.  Frances accompanies capably on piano, guitar, and organ, leads choirs of all sizes, styles and abilities, and arranges music for bands and other instrumental groups. 


Frances lives in an ecumenical lay Christian community, and takes a community music approach to her music-making, involving anyone who wants to join in, regardless of their musical ability or previous experience.  Frances leads community music-making with participants with age-related illnesses, physical and learning disabilities, and sensory impairment.  She can contribute to multi-lingual worship and has led music at the Migrants' Mass including worshippers from three Dioceses across London.  Frances has a Masters Degree in Psychology of Religion.

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Frances was a cantor at the Papal Mass in Cofton Park in 2010, and has cantored at Wembley Arena, Greenbelt, and large-scale Taize worship at Bradford and Southwark Cathedrals.  At a local level, Frances regularly plays and sings for funerals and weddings, jubilee celebrations and memorial services.  


Frances works in many different Christian churches.  She was Regional Music Adviser for the Royal School of Church Music from 2010-2014, and resident Musician on Iona in 2000.  Frances led music for the national assembly of Churches Together in Britain and Ireland in 2002.

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