Nina Francis is an accomplished singer-songwriter whose original compositions are soulful and timeless. Her sultry voice touches music lovers of all ages. Nina enjoys singing music of many genres, from pop to jazz.
Nina recently graduated from The Bishop’s School in La Jolla, CA. Throughout her years at Bishop’s, Nina was vocalist for the Bishop’s Jazz Band and a member of the elite Bishop’s Singers. She was also a frequently featured soloist in the school’s choral music and jazz concerts. Nina holds the distinction of receiving both the school’s Choral Music and Instrumental Music Awards for 2010.
Nina recorded her first CD “Step by Step” with her former band Nina and The Mr. Too Cools in 2008. The CD is comprised solely of Nina’s original compositions. Sales from the benefit CD have raised over $1,100 for The Tipitina’s Foundation in New Orleans, LA.
During the summers of 2008 and 2009, Nina attended Berklee College of Music’s Five Week Performance Program where she was selected from several hundred students to participate in the “Café 939 Songwriter’s Showcase”.
Nina is currently a freshman at the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music majoring in Popular Music Performance with a Singer/Songwriter emphasis.