Originally from Kingsport TN, Frank is a recently retired biology teacher from Dobyns
Bennett High School where he now teaches guitar for the adult education program. Frank
began playing music at a very early age. His first interests were in piano. Later
his passion shifted to guitar. He currently teaches individual instruction on guitar,
five string banjo, Irish tenor banjo, and beginning Irish fiddle. A former member
of the group The Boys in the Band with Adam Steffey, Tim Stafford, Barry Bales and
Tom Ratliff, Frank is now involved with the band Sigean, which plays traditional Celtic,
Irish and Scottish pieces.