Holly Stewart Franz is a professional piano teacher in Rancho Bernardo, San Diego. She has been working with students for over 30 years, teaching private and group piano lessons in California, Pennsylvania, Utah, and Spain. Her studio includes beginning, intermediate, and advanced students of all ages who are studying the piano for personal enjoyment in addition to preparing for festivals, competitions, recitals, Certificate of Merit exams, college auditions, and other performances.
As an active member of the Music Teachers' Association of California, Mrs. Franz has served in many positions and is currently the Vice President of the Northern San Diego MTAC Branch. She is also a member of Music Teachers' National Association and the California Association of Professional Music Teachers. The daughter of musician parents, she began playing the piano at age 3 and soon after began performing and competing. She majored in Piano Performance and Pedagogy at Brigham Young University.
Mrs. Franz also uses her musical skills to serve in the community. She was the choir director for a local elementary school for several years, directed church choirs and orchestras, and currently volunteers as a church organist.
Mrs. Franz lives in San Diego with her husband and four children, all of whom play instruments. Her home is filled with the sounds of the oboe, cello, violin, guitar and of course, the piano.