Warkentin, Wanda


Wanda Warkentin, the daughter of Aaron James "Jim" Warkentin & Adena Lenora Wiest, was born 26 June 1950. She has a twin sister, Vivian. In addition to playing with the Berkeley Symphony and Festival Opera in Walnut Creek, Wanda continues as principal cello of the Santa Rosa Symphony and as a member of the Midsummer Mozart Orchestra, and she plays frequently with the California Symphony, Napa Symphony, and various chamber ensembles.

Her Volga German ancestry is through her mother's side and takes her to the colonies of Müller, Moor, Wiesenmüller, and Brunnental.


Wanda Warkentin, Cello - Berkely Symphony website