Francisco Lora an esteemed rising bassists within the Atlanta music community who can be seen and heard alongside the city's preeminent musicians in a variety of venues, genres, and disciplines. He first began playing music at a young age and participated within outreach programs from Kennesaw State University and Georgia State University, where he now regularly collaborates with students and faculty in performance and teaching settings. In addition to his teaching and performance duties, Francisco is also a talented bass luthier and repairman that breathes new life into old instruments and sounds.