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ARCT Piano Pedagogy - Royal Conservatory of Music
Bachelor of Music, Composition - University of Toronto
Frank has been President of the Ontario Registered Music Teachers’ Association (ORMTA), the Central Toronto Branch of ORMTA and Lakeshore Arts in Toronto. From 1999 to 2011, he was a member of the RCM College of Theory Examiners.
From performing in classical concerts to playing in The Frank Horvat Band, he maintains an active schedule of recording projects and performances of his own compositions. His portfolio of works consists of chamber, pop/rock, electronic, musical theatre, film, and large ensemble pieces. His music has been premiered on four continents and featured on TV networks like the CBC, HBO & Bravo and radio stations internationally.
Frank has toured across North America, including his 60+ city Green Keys Tour, and performed at many festivals including Music and Beyond Festival (Ottawa), NuitBlanche (Toronto), The Works Art and Design Festival (Edmonton), Beaches Jazz Festival and NXNE. Released in 2007, his debut recording, “I’ll Be Good”, featured his original compositions for solo piano. His discography has since grown to almost a dozen projects based on social injustices or the wondrousness of life and love.
Frank is an Associate Composer at the Canadian Music Centre (CMC), a member of the Canadian League of Composers and is passionate about social issues related to human rights and the environment. Learn more about his upcoming projects at frankhorvat.com.
Beyond Performance Music Festival – Niagara Falls
Brampton Music Festival
Brockville Lions Music Festival
Canadian Music Showcase
Contemporary Showcase – Chatham, ON
Contemporary Showcase – Kitchener-Waterloo, ON
Contemporary Showcase – Mississauga, ON
Contemporary Showcase – Ottawa, ON
Contemporary Showcase – Toronto, ON
Don Banks Music Award
Kinsmen Music Festival – Cornwall, ON
Kiwanis Music Festival – Brantford, ON
Kiwanis Music Festival – Carbonear, NL
Kiwanis Music Festival – Chatham, ON
Kiwanis Music Festival – Kingston, ON
Kiwanis Music Festival – North Bay, ON
Kiwanis Music Festival – Owen Sound, ON
Kiwanis Music Festival – Peterborough, ON
Midwestern Ontario Rotary Music Festival
Newmarket Lions Club Music Festival
North York Music Festival
ORMTA Music Writing Competition
ORMTA North York-York Region Branch Awards Festival
Palmerston Canada Music Week Festival
Peel Music Festival
Quinte Rotary Music Festival
Renfrew Rotary Music Festival
Rotary Burlington Music Festival
Stirling Festival of Sacred Praise
Suzuki Piano Association of Ottawa/Gatineau