Fran Pepperman Taylor Instructor of Fine Arts: Music


BA, Wesleyan University

Courses I Teach:

SMC Orchestra
Private lessons in violin and viola

Areas of Expertise

Violin, Viola, Conducting, Music Education in Public Schools


But with art comes empathy. It allows us to look through someone else's eyes and know their strivings and struggles. It expands the moral imagination and makes it impossible to accept the dehumanization of others. When we are without art, we are a diminished people—myopic, unlearned and cruel.

Dave Eggers

Awards and Recognitions

Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival, President of the Board

Recent News

Fran Pepperman Taylor, music adjunct and conductor of the College’s String Orchestra, coordinated production of a virtual performance by the student ensemble playing a classical work. The video, viewable on YouTube, was produced by Virtual Ensemble Services. The piece is “Concerto alla Rustica in G Major, RV 151” by Antonio Vivaldi, performed by the Saint Michael’s College String Orchestra.
(posted February 2021)