Frances Drost is a pianist and concert artist who began her own company, “Musical Creations” as a way to encourage people on their journey through life. Take years of life experiences distilled into “three-minute messages” of lyric and melody, interwoven with story-telling in between and you get the unique ministry of singer/songwriter Frances Drost.
As both a singer and songwriter, Frances has a unique way of presenting real-life experiences and meaningful messages that are gently woven throughout her music.
Having served for a total of over 16 years on staff as the Director of Worship at various churches, Frances brings that experience into her worship leading at conferences and churches. As a worship leader, she has shared many platforms with well-known author and Women of Faith speaker, Carol Kent. She has also shared the stage with Kay Arthur, Dee Brestin, Ruth Graham, Margaret Feinberg, Bonnie Keen, and Ellie Lofaro. Frances has also been featured as a guest on the Chris Fabry Live Radio Show.
Songs of Love
Frances is also a songwriter for Songs Of Love – a nonprofit organization that connects songwriters with terminally ill children. She has composed and recorded hundreds of songs for the families with their child as the star of the song.
Recent Recording Projects
Her latest release (June 2020) is a meditative solo piano project combining music with sounds of nature woven into classic hymns and hints of classical melodies. Perfect for your meditation moments, you’ll love Sunrise Meditations.
“Portraits of White” has turned into more than just a CD project; it is now a beautiful piano/orchestral winter concert featuring a mix of songs from her winter album and beloved holiday favorites. The musical extravaganza also features other talented local musicians. People are calling it “the highlight of their holiday”.
Due to the restrictions of live events because of COVID-19, Portraits of White 2020 has been turned into an experience you can enjoy “At Home” on DVD. Click HERE to purchase this delightful collection of past video footage and new creations made just for 2020.
In December 2016, Frances released a pop album titled “Brand New Me”. It’s an audio-journal of the work God has been doing in her life in the past decade and challenges audiences to believe that God can still change a heart and make you into a new creation.
Frances’ song “Inside Things” won Audience Pick in Round Seventeen of the Global Rising Song Competition in 2021. Global Rising Song is the world’s first crowdfunding songwriting competition where anyone, anywhere in the world can submit a video of their original song, and their fans cast votes for them. Music industry judges also select 1 song as a winner, based on the quality of the songwriting.
Frances was the winner of the 2009 Momentum Award for “Female Artist Of The Year” and was also nominated for “Inspirational Artist Of The Year” at the 2009 Momentum Awards ceremony in Nashville, TN.