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Pianist & Composer – Frank Coates

Meet Frank Coates

Born in Washington D.C., Frank (Francis Coates III) attended Suitland High School for the performing arts studying piano with pianist Michael Maher. After graduating, Frank attended the University of the Arts in Philadelphia and the University of Maryland Baltimore County, studying music composition and orchestration with Dave Thomas and Dr. Linda Dusman. Although he is classically trained, Frank loves performing and composing contemporary jazz. Frank has served as music director for multiple churches in Washington DC and Philadelphia. Frank currently serves as the music director for Penn Wynne Presbyterian Church.

Frank has performed at popular music venues throughout the country. In 2009, Frank worked with Director Marcus Thomas on the movie “Casting Notice” which was recognized by multiple film festivals around the country. He has also been commissioned by the Slovene National Theatre Opera and Ballet in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and Ballett im Revier in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.


  1. ITIO - In The Image of Peace 2:33
  2. ITIO - In The Image of... 0:57
  3. ITIO - The Warm Up 3:19
  4. ITIO - Search For a Jelly Donut 5:39
  5. ITIO - Skittles and Tea 6:49


Casting Notice - Short Film

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