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May 28, 2021
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Musician Frances Ancheta with guitar
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Music for Mental Health: Frances Ancheta

Friday, May 28, 2021

In recognition of Mental Health Awareness month, enjoy some beautiful music and personal tales of healing.

Frances Ancheta, singer/songwriter and musician, will share a performance combining storytelling of her life experiences as both a post-partum depression and breast cancer survivor, and her acoustic music (vocals, acoustic guitar).

She will be singing a combination of original and cover songs, highlighting her songs from her three released albums.

About Frances Ancheta
Frances Ancheta is a Filipina American singer/songwriter and acoustic musician from San Francisco. Her musical style has been described by many as “thoughtful, eclectic acoustic folk and indie pop/rock” and “tropical new wave folk”. Frances has released three albums to date, most recently her first album in 8 1/2 years "Hidden Gems." Her music has garnered international independent and internet radio airplay in the US, Canada, UK, and Spain. Frances performs both original songs and her own interpretation of covers.

As a creative arts therapist and cancer survivor, Frances has personally experienced how music heals the soul, and she values music’s ability to help people understand the world around them, to connect with others, and to heal.

About Mental Health Awareness Month
This May, the Menlo Park Library is partnering with San Mateo County Health and other organizations throughout the area in celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month. Join us in the effort to increase awareness and inspire action to reduce stigma against those with mental health and substance use conditions.

This free event received partial funding support from the Friends of the Menlo Park Library.