You probably have no idea who Frances Riggs is, and rightfully so. She’s no songwriter or artist, she’s my grandmother, and she’s 91 years old. I had the privilege of recording her playing a few piano pieces for me this Christmas as a secrete surprise for my mom and the rest of her family. I couldn’t help but be incredibly encouraged by my grandmothers ability to play so beautifully and I feel like anyone can find something beautiful in the musical ability still so present in this wonderful woman.
These videos and songs are not perfect. There are accidental notes, page turns, phones ringing, not to mention my grandfather is sitting just off camera watching a Sunday football game on mute. Also, everything was filmed everything on my iPhone, mainly because I didn’t want her to be nervous! Still, there is such beauty in this scene. She’s an inspiration to me and I hope she is an inspiration to you!