Sean Franz
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
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