Frankie studied piano, voice, choral conducting and literature at the Australian Catholic University, graduating with a Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Arts in 2011. At ACU she studied choral performance and technique under symphonic conductor Andrew Wailes and Musical Director of St Patrick’s Cathedral, Associate Professor Geoffrey Cox.
Frankie has performed in a number of choirs including the Australian Catholic University Choir, the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Choir and was the Musical Director of the grand finalists of Channel Seven’s Battle of the Choirs Harambee. She is actively involved in musical theatre throughout Melbourne and the Peninsula; playing in show orchestras, acting on stage or musically directing. Recently she played Paulette in CPAC’s production of Legally Blonde. Frankie is also heavily involved in the contemporary A’Cappella scene in Melbourne, musically directing a number of groups who regularly compete in the AUS-ACA A’cappella championships as well as founding and singing in the professional vocal group ‘Distilled’.
She has recently completed a Masters of Music Studies at the University of Melbourne where she majored in Choral and Orchestral conducting and has studied under conductors such as John Hopkins, Monte Mumford and Australian composer Stephen Leek. Frankie has taught voice and piano at a number of schools throughout the eastern and south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne and now teaches voice and heads the choral program at The Peninsula School.