Curved Soprano SOCUR445
Frank Vacin has been living and working in New York Citysince 1991. He presently lives with his family in Manhattan .
A baritone saxophonist and woodwind doubler Frank also playssoprano, alto, and tenor saxophones, contra alto, bass, alto and sopranoclarinet, flute and bassoon.
Frank began studying music in preschool and piano at agefive. He received his first lessons from his Aunt Nancy Darnall in Alva,Oklahoma. He started clarinet in elementary school and began classicalsaxophone lessons from Vince Gnojek in high school. Frank Vacin has beenblessed to have many great teachers over his lifetime, including Rich Matteson,Hamiet Bluiett, Reggie Workman, Jimmy Owens and many others. Most recentlyFrank has studied flute with Andrew Sterman and bassoon with Kim Laskowski andEthan Silverman. Frank has attended North Texas State University, theUniversity of Colorado at Denver, The New School for Social Research and NewYork University.