Hi, and Welcome.


My name is Fran, and I'm a singer-songwriter who writes from the soul.   I've been singing "soul-songs" since I was a little kid, and I've always been aware my songs reveal my hopes, fears and dreams in deep, truthful and often mysterious ways.

Stories and myths have always figured heavily in my life.  I studied English literature in University and I taught Bible and Jewish folklore to elementary school kids for well over a decade.  I have also worked as a professional storyteller, so I know the power that stores have. 

Like other thinkers who have come before me (Carl Jung, Bruno Bettelheim and Clarissa Pinkola Estes to name a few), I believe that ancient stories can often allow us to get glimpses into our inner lives in ways that other media cannot.


My hope is to allow one's  inner song to emerge through the power of ancient stories and to help you reveal your own deep soul song in a way that's fun and exhilirating, and in a safe and supported way. 



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  • January 26, 2012 · 7:00 PM

    Write Your Soul Song

    5 soul songwriters | 5.00 5.001

    Using ancient myths (both religious and secular) and fairy tales from the West as springboards, participants will write a personal song that can serve as a signpost on... Learn more

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    Paul Z. Paul Z. joined
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    Paul Z.
    "I have a strong interest in the dialogue between biblical narratives and life narratives. When I give or receive a song that arises from the depths, my joy is profound. My wife and I have four children, a dog, and a rabbit."
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    "Hey I'm Danilo. I like to sing"
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    "Shalom, a history of song about religion is mine, playing the harp, singing songs like Haktivah, Elecha my love no doubt."
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    Oussama Mc J.
    "I'm an actor"
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    Ingrid P. Ingrid P. joined
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    Ingrid P.
    "My name in Ingrid Phillip. I'm from St Lucia. I've always love music. Music has played a big part in my healing process and now I really want to let the world in."
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    Gary J. Gary J. joined
    May 7
    Gary J.
    "H II have been a music producer for 20 years and have gone deep into many songs, some of them "soul songs" for sure"
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    "My name is Kristen, I am looking for fun and interesting things to do in Toronto."
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    Aaron Aaron­ joined
    March 11
    "A singer-songwrit­er"
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    Sam L. Sam L. joined
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    Sam L.
    "Hi my name is Sam from Woodbridge, Ont. I graduated with a Bachelor in Architectural Sci. Working out / Bartending / Designing / Singing / Music / Writing / Photography / A Goal-oriented individual. www.sammydesign­.ca / www.soundcloud.­com/soho8888"
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