Frances is a senior dual degree student studying double bass performance at the Eastman School of Music and Digital Media Studies at the University of Rochester. At Eastman, Frances performs regularly with ensembles including the Eastman Philharmonia, OSSIA, Eastman’s Graduate Sinfonietta, and Empire Film and Media Ensemble. She has also performed regularly in Europe with the Jeunesse Musik Orchestra in Linz, Austria, and the World Wind Orchestra Project in Schladming, Austria. Frances is involved in arts administration as well, having worked with The House Theatre of Chicago, the Eastman box office, and currently at the Institute of Music Leadership. Outside of playing bass, Frances enjoys playing piano and is an avid skier.