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Chinese Instruments, Group Class / Program, Harpsichord, Piano, Recorder


Classical, Early Music, Traditional Folk (Us/Int)

Shirley Wong-Frentzel

(1972) Shirley Wong-Frentzel is CMC harpsichord curator; instructor in Middle Eastern scales, percussion, Chinese Guangdong folk music on all instruments, beginning and intermediate recorder baroque and renaissance repertoire, and accompanies on keyboard for all instruments; Celtic/Scottish folk music on hammered dulcimer. Undergraduate studies at Mills College, studied with Darius Milhaud, Leon Kirchner and Morton Subotnick; MM with highest honors, Harpsichord, New England Conservatory. Member, Pi Kappa Lambda honor society. Formed Darius Milhaud Ensemble locally with Philharmonia Baroque soloists. Former faculty, Mills College, UCSD, and SFSU. Co-manager of Flowing Stream Ensemble and member of Phoenix Spring Ensemble. Also speaks Cantonese.