“Fran Friedman is one of New England's most popular performers of children's music. She has a warm nurturing approach to music with children. Friedman uses music as a springboard to promote positive self-esteem and kindness towards others.”
“Fran is known for her uplifting performances that use music to build self-esteem, and bring awareness to diversity and disabilities. Sign language and audience participation are an integral part of her educational concerts.”
“Using music and motion, Friedman transforms shy, inhibited tots into self-confident, stage-struck stars. She opens up the wonderful world of imagination to children, and with it, builds confidence and self-esteem. Friedman is an advocate for the well-being and social development of children via involvement in music.”
"Fran Friedman is SUPER FUN! She is a warm, wonderful person with a great voice and a great way with kids. Her shows are very interactive as she brings along instruments and props for kids to play, and more!"

Keynote and Workshop reviews

“I had the extreme pleasure of attending Dr. Fran Friedman's keynotes, workshops and concerts. Her ability to engage the audience and to present developmentally appropriate material has caused communities and professional groups to repeatedly request her presence.”
Marcia Krasnow, Ed.D., Director of Early Childhood Programs
“Your keynote and workshop were inspiring at our annual conference! Reviews for your keynote and workshop were all excellent!”
“Loved her energy. Made everyone get involved!!”
“Fran was great, funny and informative!”
“Superior presentation. Great Keynote with great ideas.”
“She was very enthusiastic with a wonderful sense of humor.”
“Excellent presentation, very motivating.”
Kathy Sirignano, Early Childhood Conference Planner
“Your evaluations were particularly enthusiastic!”
“Time flew by! Great sense of humor with lots of helpful information.”
“Excellent presentation. It was so much fun!”
“Very well organized. Lots of creative and useful ideas!”
Nancy Toso, Training Coordinator of Child Care Circuit
“Among the comments on your excellent workshop were the following:”
“Dynamic, personable presenter.”
“Definitely beneficial to all teachers of young children.”
“Best workshop in 11 years!”
Joseph Walsh, Ph.D., Director of Curriculum, Tewksbury Public Schools
Parents' Choice Gold Award Winner