The Wentworth-Romero Duo performs light classical, Brazilian, Latin and other world music.
Francisca Wentworth plays flute, alto flute, South American pan pipes, and quena. She began playing at the age of 13 guided by her grandmother, world renowned harpsichordist, Alice Ehlers. She later studied with Roger Stevens in Los Angeles and at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria. While living in London, she attended a week-long master class with flute great, James Galway.
While living and traveling in Europe, Francisca performed in Austria and London with various guitarists and in Spain with the Pepe Million Trio.
Upon returning to the United States, she toured the US, Canada and South America with SF Bay Area based Nueva Canción band, Grupo Raiz, with whom she appeared at the New Song Festival in Quito, Ecuador and with Chilean singer, Capri Hidalgo, at the Alianza Francesa in Quito.
She also performed in Peru with Nayo Ulloa and Mariposa, and the Peruvian band, Polen, at various venues in Peru.
Francisca recorded and toured with Sabia, a Los Angeles based Nueva Canción band, appearing on the album, ‘Portavoz’ which featured her composition ‘Por el Camino de la Niebla’.
She has shared the stage with Inti-Illimani, Pete Seeger, Holly Near and Bonnie Raitt.
She currently performs with the Daly City Allstars Wind Ensemble, as primary flutist with the Aurora Mandolin Orchestra, and with classical guitarist, Tom Romero.
Tom Romero is a music teacher at Kehillah’s Jewish High School in Palo Alto, California. Tom is an active musician who has been teaching guitar in the wider San Francisco Bay Area for over 15 years. He has a B.A. in music from California Sate University, Long Beach, where he studied classical guitar with Kurt Schuster. Tom received his teaching credential and Masters of Arts Degree in Music Teaching from Notre Dame University in Belmont, CA where he studied classical guitar with Richard Patterson. Tom has composed original music for short films and documentaries, and he currently performs with the Aurora Mandolin Orchestra/Ensemble, the Silver Strings Ensemble, flautist Francisca Wentworth.
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