Catherine Frank

Piano

Catherine Frank began her musical training at the age of five and participated in Stony Brook University’s Pre-College Music Program. Catherine graduated cum laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in music from the Aaron Copland School of Music, receiving the Carol Rathaus Memorial Award, the American Music Teachers Association Award, and Departmental High Honors. While singing in the Queens College Vocal Ensemble, Catherine participated in concerts at the Flushing Town Hall, the ACDA convention in New York City, and at Alice Tully Hall. She participated in the first comprehensive recording of the partsongs of Scottish composer Hamish MacCunn, funded through a PSC-CUNY grant. Catherine has aided in recent productions of Bye Bye Birdie, The Wiz, Godspell, Little Shop of Horrors, and Into the Woods, as both accompanist and vocal coach at high schools and colleges in the New York metropolitan area. She received a Master’s in Library Science from Queens College in 2008, and is currently the Music Librarian at Queens Borough Public Library - overseeing a 88,000 volume sheet music collection. Catherine is also a choir director and organist for the Diocese of Rockville Centre and teaches piano privately on Long Island.