FRANKY SMART (aka Claire Walters) has been singing professionally since the age of 16, making her debut in Musical Theatre alongside some of Australia’s finest talent including Bert Newton, Patti Newton, Nikki Webster and Doug Parkinson.
As a graduate of the QLD Conservatorium of Music, Claire holds a bachelor of Music majoring in Jazz Vocals and performs with numerous covers / corporate bands both nationally and overseas.
She was a finalist in the Generations In Jazz, James Morrison Vocal Scholarship held in Mt Gambier.
She has sung in clubs events all over the world including:
BIRDLAND – New York City
THE GREEN MILL – Chicago
BRISBANE ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE – Pre Show VIP for Michael Buble and Naturally 7
BRISBANE POWERHOUSE – Boy and Girl (Oscar Theatre Company & Short and Sweet Cabaret Festival
HONG KONG UDDERBELLY – With Tom Thum and Jamie MacDowell
TARANAKI ARTS FESTIVAL – With Tom Thum and Jamie MacDowell
ADELAIDE FRINGE FEST – With Tom Thum and Jamie MacDowell
MANIFEST FESTIVAL – Franky Smart Band 2016
REGIONAL FLAVOURS – Franky Smart – Southbank, QLD 2016
MND & ME GALA BALL – Franky Smart 7 Piece – RNA Convention Centre 2016
GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY ALUMNI AWARDS NIGHT – Franky Smart 2016