Frankly Music

More than ten years ago, Frankly Music set out to change the way audiences experienced a chamber music concert, embracing a format that combined superb musical performances with social and educational elements. It was a huge success from the very beginning with audiences and musicians alike and they decided to do something special for their 10th anniversary season by giving the website a complete redesign to match the quality of blockbuster programming. is part of a network of sites under which also includes AViolin’ Taking advance of the affordable Multisite Network Upgrade and Domain Mapping add-ons that allow all three sites to share database resources and to be managed by a single admin account.


artist profilesbrandingevent managementlead genweb design


The entire graphic design was derived entirely from the organization’s existing print brochure, keeping graphic design fees to a bare minimum.

Innovative use of the portfolio post types allows a group with a smaller number of annual performances, such as Frankly Music, makes use of per concert categorization. In this case, site visitors can filter the musicians based on which concert(s) s/he performs.

Big, bold, and beautiful artist photography is a hallmark of the artist profile pages.

WCAG Compliant Accessibility: We believe music should be accessible to everyone. The website adheres to WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) standards.

Discography uses an innovative solution of entering in each recording as a product that links out to a third party provider (iTunes or The integrated e-commerce indexing creates a wonderfully interactive user experience that is simple to navigate.

Speed Sells

Don’t Sacrifice Speed for Beauty

Great design is crucial, but it’s not the whole story. Many arts organizations choose agencies solely on design strength, neglecting the critical role of development. This often results in stunning websites that crawl on mobile or load painfully slow.

At Venture, we understand the unique needs of arts & culture clients. We deliver award-winning design coupled with lightning-fast performance.




Frankly Music
Venture Industries has handled all my sites for several years now, from the initial construction to basic updates and maintenance. These sites are drastically different from one another, yet integrated in a certain seamless way, thanks to the innovative and comprehensive approach that is a hallmark of Venture. From basic aesthetic guidance to cutting-edge technical advice, the difference with Venture is obvious. I finally have a full-service web company that incorporates a vast knowledge of the arts world with high-tech mastery, all at a reasonable cost. In my experience, that’s a rare combination.


Share to...