Born in Washington, D.C., Frank Pesci has studied composition with Luigi Zaninelli and John Heiss. His sacred works includes three dozen motets, sacred song, works for children, and three Mass settings. As a professional liturgical musician, he sang at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in D.C. and Trinity Church Boston, under Leo Nestor and Marilyn Keiser, and led music programs in Mississippi and Massachusetts. He has a growing catalogue of art song and opera, especially on unusual texts from living writers. Instrumental writing includes solo pieces, chamber music, and works for symphonic wind ensemble, and orchestra. Frank has worked for education and performing arts non-profits throughout the mid-Atlantic and New England. He is currently the Executive Director of the New Hampshire Music Festival and Associate Artistic Director of Boston Opera Collaborative.
He lives in Massachusetts with his wife, and their chocolate lab. You can see and listen to more of Frank's music on his website.