Celebrating Jewish Life
"Fran Avni is a singer, songwriter and performer of outstanding music for young children. Fran's songs and stories celebrate the beauty of the Jewish holidays and the special qualities of Jewish life"
A.R.E. Publishing Catalog.
Concerts and workshops celebrate Jewish heritage through music. The songs bring to life customs and traditions, heroes and heroines. A special focus on Nature and the Environment teaches the concept of Tikkun Olam.
Fran offers presentations about the major Jewish holidays of Chanukah, Tu Bishvat, Purim, Passover and the Sabbath through creative original songs, stories and musical activities.
Spend an evocative, nostalgic and inspiring evening with Fran Avni in her Colors of Jerusalem concert as she presents beloved Israeli favorites from some of Israel's greatest poets and songwriters.
Israel World Beat- concerts and workshops
Exciting new arrangements transform traditional and contemporary compositions into dynamic world music (Also available as the duo Susan and Fran - with Susan Cogan).
Instant Harmony Happenings
(Creating community and promoting peace)
Join Fran singing in unison, instant harmonies, counterpoints, drones and syncopated chants.
Develop immediate connection and enhance group dynamics.
Trust, listening skills and respectful, cooperative interaction are joyfully explored through the use of melody and rhythm.
"From the niggun to the chorale!"
Fran Avni and friends - In Harmony at the opening program,
CAJE Conference, Columbus, Ohio, August 17th, 2003
Blessings in Song
Creating a sacred space and singing a selection of Marcia Falk's innovative "Blessings" (set to music by Linda Hirschhorn and Fran Avni), Fran teaches the melodies which then become an integral part of the community/ congregational experience.