Department & Directors Info

CONTACT

New Riegel Schools
44 N Perry St . New Riegel, Ohio . 44853 . 
Phone – 419.595.2256  /  Fax – 419.595.2901
Michael Frankart – x1213 . mfrankart@newriegelschools.org
Nikki Kleba – x1214     nkleba@newriegelschools.org 
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ABOUT

New Riegel Schools is a small school system located in New Riegel Ohio with an enrollment of around 400 students (K-12). Below is a list of the directors and the musical ensembles available to the students at New Riegel Schools.
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DIRECTORS

K-12 Vocal Director – Michael Frankart

5-12 Instrumental Director – Nikki Kleba

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MUSIC / STAGE OPPORTUNITIES

VOCAL CLASSES

K-4 General Music – Middle School Choir – JH Men’s Choir – JH Women’s Choir – High School Choir

VOCAL EXTRA-CURRICULAR 

Jacket Company  – High School auditioned pop a cappella ensemble

PreAmp – Junior High pop a cappella ensemble

XLRate – Elementary pop a cappella camp (held every Spring)

INSTRUMENTAL

5th Band – 6th Band – JH Band – High School Band – Pep Band – Jazz Band

STAGE

Club Show (Variety Show) in the Fall – One Acts in the Spring

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DIRECTOR BIOGRAPHIES

MICHAEL FRANKART

Mr. Frankart has been the the K-12 Vocal Music director at New Riegel Schools since 2005. He also directs the HS contemporary a cappella ensemble, Jacket Company, and the JH contemporary a cappella ensemble, PreAmp. In the fall & spring, Mr. Frankart directs the Club Show/One-Act productions at NRHS.

Mr. Frankart attended Heidelberg University where he received his Bachelor & Master of Education degree. While at Heidlelberg, Mr. Frankart was involved with the Symphonic Band, Singing Collegians, and the Concert Choir & Chamber Singers, which toured throughout the United States, including St. Louis, New York, Virginia Beach, and the National Cathedral in Washington DC. Mr. Frankart is back at Heidelberg working on his Masters in Music Education degree.

Mr. Frankart has been involved in many theatre productions at Heidelberg (Tintypes, Brigadoon, How to Succeed…, Fiddler on the Roof) and at the Ritz Theatre (The King & I, My Fair Lady, Children of Eden, Big River, Noises Off, etc). He has also worked backstage for concerts at the Ritz Theatre including Josh Turner & Lonestar.

In 2012, Mr. Frankart finished a two-year stint as the Bass for 4 The Record (a Great Lakes Vocal Band), recently performing at the SingStrong festival in VA and the Harmony Sweepstakes at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA, just outside of Washington DC. 

NIKKI KLEBA

 

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