Franki Moscato is an American singer/songwriter and actress. At 21 years old, she performs solo concerts with only her mic and keyboard and leaves her audiences thunderstruck. People melt to her kindness and professional poise as she belts out her inspirational numbers.
Moscato’s career dates back to grade school when she first polished her artistry and shook her school district with heartrending pieces that honored war veterans and their families. Moscato went on to perform the National Anthem twice for the White House, twice for the Green Bay Packers, four+ times for the Milwaukee Bucks, and twice for the Miss Wisconsin Pageant. In 2019, she won American Idol’s coveted “Gold Ticket” and went on to compete in Hollywood before their celebrity judges. Moscato has been cast in a number of films including an educational human trafficking collection that is shared with students in schools across the country.
Most recently Moscato was cast in a supporting role in the award-winning feature film Mags And Julie Go on a Road Trip. She also stars in three music videos that have all earned awards including “Best Music Video” in the London and Hollywood Independent Film Awards, and a “Silver Remi” in the Steven Spielberg Film Awards. You can find Franki performing at many private and public gatherings around the state. To learn more about Wisconsin’s teen icon, see her resume below.
Launched my "Franki Moscato Foundation" to fight the growing teen suicide epidemic.
Won American Idol coveted Golden Ticket and competed in Hollywood before celebrity judges (2019). Delivered two (2) National Anthems at Lambeau Field for Packers Family Night games (2013, 2019). Performed as keynote entertainer at Packers Bart Starr Chalk Talk with Brett Favre and Steve Young. Inspire kids to recognize bullying and suicide awareness through regular school assembly performances. Composed three (3) music videos of my original songs and won awards in London, Hollywood, and Houston. Invited as keynote speaker to present personal biography to area Women's Service League members. Performed the National Anthem twice for Washington White House.
Cast in lead film roles and routinely perform on stage with area youth and adult theatre groups.
Delivered National Anthem for: Miss Wisconsin Pageants (2015, 2016) and Wisconsin Governor Summit. Please see evidence of many of my accomplishments by viewing this video scrapbook
Omro School District, Lourdes Academy, Wisconsin Connections Academy (Age 11-Current) 2013-Current These are accomplishments while attending school.
Elected as president of National Honors Society (senior year, Wisconsin Connections Academy). Volunteer at two (2) hospitals-Ascension-Mercy Medical Center and Aurora Health Center.
Awarded "2013 News-Maker of the Year" by the Omro Herald news organization.
Received the 2017 Lourdes' Mary Landolt Memorial award for spiritual kindness.
Cast as "Brit" in film "Innocence Sold"-by award-winning NY & LA writers/director/producer. Selected for cameo appearance in feature film, "Another Yesterday", produced by Doug Heil.
Earned lead role in short film, "So We Bowl"-won first place in Weyauwega Film Festival.
Enjoyed eight years of dancing, fourteen years of piano, and awards as forensics leader.
Recorded as 2018 winner of National Anthem-singing contest at Wisconsin State Fair.
Delivered six (6) lectures as the only non-adult for a Career Day event at a local school. Elected as a paid National Spokesperson for Connections Academy.
Franki Jo Entertainment (Formal corporation—no agent) –Wisconsin and on-demand out-of-state Talent Availability (Direct performance bookings and relationships with state-wide organizations) 2014-Current Travel Wisconsin providing public and private performances with keyboard and mic.
Deemed "Youngest Performer" to be booked at The Grand Oshkosh opera house (136 years). Attain regular bookings across Wisconsin at public, corporate, and government events. Invited as the headline entertainer for Harley Davidson (4 times) and Snap-On Tools. Provide regular summer-Saturday concerts at Opera House Square Sundial (Oshkosh).
Invited to perform for Oshkosh Mayor and dignitaries to launch each River Front expansion. Regularly hired to perform for charities and top-honorable benefits to help raise money. Partner with other bands and DJs to entertain audiences at private and public functions.
UW-Fox Valley Theater, Oshkosh Community Players, JuBriCosa, Jolly Jester Theatre - Wisconsin Singing, Acting (Team member role reporting to directors / producers & pretty much all adults on stage) 2016-Current Responsible for memorizing character roles, providing support to other members, and
behaving in accordance with group guidelines. Rigorous acting training and education.
The following are lead (on-stage) roles that I have been cast:
Jean Fordham - August: Osage County (with UW Fox Theater 2016).
Schwartz - A Christmas Story (with OCP 2016).
Lucy - You're a Good Man Charlie Brown (with OCP 2016).
Dorothy - Dorothy in Wonderland (February 2016).
Gertrude McFuzz - Suessical, JR. (2015).
Princess Jasmine - Aladdin (2014).
• Babette - Beauty and the Beast (2014). Tinkerbelle - Peter Pan (2013).
Instruction by: Janet Planet (Oshkosh), Billy Hufsey (Los Angeles), Ron Browning (Nashville) Voice, Piano (Student role reporting into artists/instructors)
2013-Current Responsible for accomplishing weekly piano and voice assignments. Continue to
proactively seek events to target public exposure.
Achieved the highest Solo Ensemble scoring (Omro School District - 2013).
Work to prepare, fine-tune and perfect all scheduled performance opportunities. Implement new styles of singing-reaching more powerful delivery.
Composed music to aid renowned author Lynn Swanson's recent book screenplay. Attained national attention from ABC's American Idol Season II (2019).
Richards Dance Studio - Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Lyrical (Team dancer role reporting into a variety of seasoned instructors) 2005-2013 Responsible for arriving on time to lessons and practices. Perform in local area
campaigns as needed. Educate less-experienced peers as a seasoned leader. Richards Dance Studio has been in business for over 60 years.
Prepare without compromise for absolute perfection.
Keep social balance with teammates (I always try to remove the drama). Demonstrate team leadership at rehearsals and final production.
Two-parent, one-sister (Randi) family with a little dog (Tutu).
I believe that God has blessed me with a small cabinet of guardian angels who oversee my destiny.
I aim to someday be in the medical field. - Today my goal is to inspire people of all ages to try their best to take risks and do things that they otherwise wouldn't attempt.
I am a volunteer at two hospitals as a studying musical therapist.
I decline getting paid to sing our National Anthem because I attribute my freedom and liberties to the people who serve, and most especially to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice.
My key platform is to create a bully-free environment for kids of all ages (which include adults).
There are many auditions which I don't get the part. I always give everything I have and have no regrets. In addition to playing piano/keyboard, I also play (alto) saxophone and ukulele.
Since the age of eight. I have been a successful fast-pitcher on many softball teams-earning undefeated seasons and a school conference championship. I gave this up as a sacrifice to my music performing.
I love when I'm performing at an event and I open my eyes and see people emotionally getting into the piece that I am playing that is THE MOST satisfying feeling in the world.
I am on record for solo performing (gigs) at over 250 different events.
I am fortunate to keep school my focus, yet do what I do. But, there is so much more in store! Watch me.