Unitarian Universalist Church of Amherst, 6320 Main St. Williamsville, NY 14221  716-634-3010

Fran Landis

  • Received B.A. in Music and M. Ed.in Music Education from SUNY Buffalo, graduating summa cum laude.
  • Spent 10 years playing regularly as an extra percussionist and pianist with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • Spent 8 years in New Mexico, where she played with the Sante Fe and New Mexico Symphony Orchestras, and served as Resident Music Director of the Albuquerque Civic Light Opera Association.
  • Has taught at the elementary, middle school, high school, and college levels.
  • Has provided musical direction for numerous educational, community and professional theater companies, including her current position as Resident Music Director for Lancaster Opera House productions.
  • Has worked as a music librarian, proofreader, copy editor, and transcriptionist.
  • Hobbies include word games, puzzles, and writing song parodies. Huge sports fan!