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Doris Fukawa


Doris Fukawa

Interview Date: August 11, 2015
Conservatory Affiliation: Pre-College Faculty
Interviewer: Tessa Updike

A well-known Bay Area violinist and educator, Doris actively teaches and conducts both at Crowden and beyond, including the San Francisco Conservatory of Music Pre-college Division and in her private Oakland studio. She has performed with the San Francisco Symphony and Opera Orchestras, the Oakland East Bay Symphony, Midsummer Mozart, and Skywalker Symphony. Doris holds a B.Mus. from the Manhattan School of Music and a M.Ed from Columbia University Teachers College.

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Early years
Early music teachers
Early ensembles
A student at the Conservatory
New York City
Summer Music West, 1984
The Conservatory in the 1980s
Milton Salkind and May Kurka
Friends and colleagues
Changes in Pre-College


Early years

A student in the 1970s

Ortega Street

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