References available upon request.
"Fran Avni's work as producer is clean, inspired and clearly showcases the talents of the individual artists she's worked with...very strong supportive productions help the artist present fuller, more commercial recordings productions to expand their audiences." - Rabbi Jack Gabriel (aka Jack Schechtman, award-winning music producer), critic for Tikkun Magazine
Fran offers her services as a free-lance producer, arranger and consultant for recording projects and creative educational projects
Contact Fran Avni at www.franavni.com
510-595-9132 in the USA 514-737-9630 in Canada
With more than 40 recordings to her name as Music Producer for Lemonstone Records and the Covenant award-winning Tal Sela Hebrew Language Arts curriculum, Fran has begun to share her expertise with other nationally-known musicians.
In 2003, Fran and Susan Cogan rereleased SHOSHANIM with a brand new peace song, Yisrael Shema, composed by Susan Cogan.
Fran recently worked on Achi ben Shalom's HEBREW LOVE SONGS (Production Consultant)
In 2002, she produced the latest Vocolot release - HEART BEAT winner of the Contemorary A Capella Recording Association (CARA) 2003 best album award and best Song -" La Comida"
In 2002 She served as co-producer and Musical Director for Hanna Tiferet Siegel's AWAKEN ARISE (Guitar, Back-up vocals)
In 2000 she completed production of Rick Calvert's JOURNEYS (Back-up vocals)
2000 - Apocalypso
CD single for Linda Hirschhorn (Guitar, Back-up vocals)
In 1998 she produced A VOICE CALLS for Hanna Tiferet Siegel (Guitar and Back-up vocals)
1998 Fran's ISRAEL WORLD BEAT- ERETZ was the first production on the new TARA label / Jewishmusic.com
In 1997 Fran produced the award-winning Vocolot a capella album BEHOLD!
CARA Nominated for best folk/world album 1998 and best song
SELECTIONS FROM MARCIA FALK'S BLESSINGS IN SONG: by Linda Hirschhorn and Fran Avni
In 1995 she arranged and produced songwriter / niggunist Hanna Tiferet Siegel's family album, OLAMAMA. (Guitar, Back-up vocals)
In 1992 she mixed Linda Hirschhorn's ROOTS AND WINGS. (Guest vocalist)
Children's Literacy Projects
1985- 1990 Music Producer of 26 cassettes for the Tal Sela Hebrew Language Arts curriculum
(Author/composer/arranger/performer - including 30+ original songs)
Z'MAN LASHIR - Time to Sing Hebrew (A.R.E. Publishing)
Author/composer/Producer of 14 original songs to accompany Kadima and Z'Man Likro
Author/composer, performer of original Language Arts songs, and music activities for HAS ANYBODY SEEN MY UMBRELLA? An award-winning NFB 1999 CD-ROM project promoting Literacy.
1998 I'M ALL EARS: SING INTO READING
Author with Nancy Schimmel
Performer/Composer/Arranger/Producer for Star Fish Music
2000 SCHOLASTIC BLL PROJECT: Author/composer/music consultant/producer of 12 cassettes (48 songs and poems) for a brand-new BUILDING LANGUAGE FOR LITERACY curriculum.
2001 LEAPFROG SCHOOLHOUSE: Author, arranger, composer, producer for LITTLE EARS part of the Leapfrog Schoolhouse LEAP INTO LITERACY curriculum.
2003 Big Ideas song for Scholastic, Inc.