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Frank Bond

A veteran of the Vancouver Canada music scene, Frank Bond's interest in music started at an early age. Picking up the guitar by age 11 Frank started lessons at the first school he attended. With a hunger to learn more Frank took lessons from local music teacher Faust Pinto. As well as learning piano this is where he was taught the basics of music composition and creating music in various styles. Other early music endeavours included learning flute for school band and backing the school choir on guitar. During junior and senior school years Frank took advantage of immersing himself in as many different bands as possible thus opening the door to start playing professionally by age 16. These excellent early musical opportunities and exposures greatly helped Frank to play many styles as a pro musician ranging from Country, Pop, Jazz, Classical, Show Tunes as well as Heavy Rock.The list of bands Frank has performed with is extensive including some of Western Canada's top touring Club and Show Bands. Not being limited to just performing Frank has always been creating music for himself as well as being called upon to write for CKVU News with Howard Froese and various other collaborations with Lower Mainland Area musicians. With influences ranging from Bach, Jobim and Chick Corea to Deep Purple and The Police, Frank’s musical influences are too many to list. All of Frank's early musical exposures and teachings have become paramount to what he has been able to achieve presently as a musician

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