Versatile percussionist Frank Bockius specializes in jazz and is versed in medieval, flamenco, and Latin music styles. He has performed for dance and theater companies as well as in his own bands, including the jazz quintet Whisper Hot and the percussion ensemble Timpanicks. He joined the Silent Movie Music Company twenty years ago and has since performed for silent films at festivals in Kyoto, Pordenone, and Sodankylä, Finland. He made his first appearance at the San Francisco Silent Film Festival in 2014, playing as part of the Donald Sosin Ensemble with Guenter Buchwald, Sascha Jacobsen, and Donald Sosin.
will perform at SFSFF 2018, coming May 30–June 3 to the Castro Theatre, San Francisco