Kym Franklin

Grace Gospel Singer / Master Vocal Coach and Mentor / Owner of Know Your Voice
KYM FRANKLIN is a vibrant and gifted vocal artist, vocal pedagogue, choral conductor and composer; offering over 30 years of experience in the fields of music performance and music education.
SUMMARY
She is uniquely equipped to effectively perform diverse musical genres, from classical to gospel, while carefully maintaining their stylistic integrity, interpretation and technique. Kym is equally experienced in training students from various cultures, backgrounds, vocal categories, ranges, skill levels and genres.  She is a falcon soprano whose passion for the human spirit, extensive knowledge of the human voice and understanding of the synergistic relationship between the two has set her apart as a professional vocalist and instructor.
EDUCATION
Kym was awarded her M. M. in Vocal Performance/Vocal Pedagogy (with emphasis in Choral Conducting) from Roosevelt University, Chicago, Illinois, in January 2000. She graduated from Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, Illinois, in 1996 with a B.A. in Music. 
PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE 
In November of 2000, Kym was blessed with the opportunity to tour Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Denmark with gospel great Jesse Dixon and the Chicago Gospel Singers. During this tour a representative of VME Musik (Germany) took notice of Kym’s singing style. As a result, she was asked to be the featured artist for VME’s European Gospel News tours 2001-2003 as well as Art and Act’s European Gospel Tours 2004-2008. During the summer of 2004, Kym performed as the understudy for Ms. Avery Somers (Nell) in the musical Ain’t Misbehavin at the Lincolnshire Marriott Theatre, in Lincolnshire, IL. 
Kym has shared the stage with such noted artists as Mavis Staples, Theresa Davis of The Emotions, Angela Robinson (Tyler Perry’s – The Have’s and the Have Nots)  The Plain White T’s, Company of Thieves, Jessy Dixon, Chuck Berry, Ko Ko Taylor, Max Weinberg, Elsa Harris, Ethel Holloway, Al Green, MC Hammer, Taylor Dane, Bill Cosby, Sister Sledge, R Kelly and the O’ Jays.
KYM’S CLIENT LIST includes professional singers and actresses such as K.D. Aubert (Friday After Next), Jenine Howard (Juwan Howard’s wife), Genevieve (front woman of Company of Thieves – Wind Up Records), Sarah Simmons  (The Voice –  Season 4) and more!  
Kym stays busy teaching and performing on stage, in the studio and on regular international tours.  She is pursuing  opportunities that will allow her to live her simple but powerful mission; to uplift, inspire and remind everyone of their purpose in this life in preparation for the next.  

LATEST RELEASE * NEW MUSIC

The Greatest Love Ever Known

 (Brandon Barnes Remix)  

performed by Kym Franklin| music and lyrics by Brandon Barnes & Melanie Ross Barnes

LIVE VIDEO PERFORMANCES

LIVE  AUDIO RECORDINGS 

Motherless Child

Live Performance by Kym Franklin and Michael Cunningham & The Millennium Chamber Ensemble

Walk With Us - A Modern Spiritual

Live Performance by Kym Franklin & The Walk With Us Project Singers| written by Kym Franklin and Willa Moore

Voi Lo Sapete from Cavalleria Rusticana

by Mascagni | performed by Kym Franklin

Poor Wayfaring Stranger

by Live Performance by Kym Franklin and Michael Cunningham & The Millennium Chamber Ensemble

Spiritual Soul Music (Live and Studio)

Beauty (Original)

by Kym Franklin | Let the Beauty Be 2002

Spiritual Soul Goddess - Live Performance 8/8/2008

by Kym Franklin | Spiritual Soul Goddess 2008

Beauty (Three Roads Edit)

by Kym Franklin | Spiritual Soul Goddess 2008

Light House - Live Performance 8/8/2008

by Kym Franklin | Spiritual Soul Goddess 2008

Love Is the Seed

by Kym Franklin | Spiritual Soul Goddess 2008

Flowing

by Kym Franklin | Let the Beauty Be 2002

Mama Said (Three Roads Edit)

by Kym Franklin | Spiritual Soul Goddess 2008

Mama Said (Original)

by Kym Franklin | Let the Beauty Be 2002

Where's William

by Kym Franklin | Spiritual Soul Goddess 2008

Have Faith In Love

by Kym Franklin, Rich Rankin and Fannie Floros | Let the Beauty Be

Give Me Jesus

by Kym Franklin | Spiritual Soul Goddess 2008

How Can You Turn Your Back

by Kym Franklin | Let the Beauty Be 2002

Inspirational & Secular Chicago House Music

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