Irene Chagall

(1984) Music For Children. Irene Chagall has been making music with young children for more than twenty-five years. She has taught music and puppetry at numerous elementary schools San Francisco and Marin County. She was appointed as a Research Associate with the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage from 2006-09, and is currently directing Let’s Get the Rhythm, a documentary on handclapping games, in collaboration with Steve Zeitlin and City Lore of New York, with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, Traditional Arts division.

She plays with CMC’s Middle Eastern Ensemble. She is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley. Her Master of Arts degree is from Lone Mountain College, University of San Francisco. She completed one year of intensive private study of classical guitar with Maestro Jose Tomas in Alicante, Spain.






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