6-30-10 Peggy Duquesnel Interview

Peggy Duquesnel was born November 1, in Long Island, New York. Her family moved to California, when she was 2 years old. She is an accomplished pianist, vocalist, composer, arranger and educator with over 25 years of professional experience. She has released eight CDs as a featured artist in the jazz and inspirational genres. 

Duquesnel has performed as featured pianist/vocalist with the Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra, toured internationally as keyboardist with Dionne Warwick and performed as featured keyboard artist for Roland Corporation U.S., Kawai America Corporation and the Disney Corporation. She also served as keyboardist for both the Anaheim Angels and the Mighty Ducks. 

Peggy has recorded with numerous artists including Henry Mancini, Monica Mancini, John Patittucci, Alan Broadbent and Jeff Hamilton. Peggy studied music at Fullerton College and received a degree in Piano Performance from CSU - Northridge. She currently is the Director of Jazz and Contemporary Music at Concordia University in Irvine and is the Director of Contemporary Music at Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church in Los Alamitos.