Education and Training:
Fred Siciliano received his B.A. in Social Science, with a focus on cross-cultural studies, from the University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA in 1973. As part of this program, he spent an academic year in India, where he was introduced to Asian studies, non-western music and meditation. In the fall of 1973, Dr. Fred entered the California Institute of the Arts World Music program. At Cal Arts, while studying North Indian classical music, under Amiya Das Gupta, a distinguished disciple of Ravi Shankar, he also began his training in Tai Chi Chuan, a movement – exercise – meditation in the Chinese tradition, under Tai Chi Master, Marshall Ho’o. A whole new world of Oriental Medicine opened up for him. Dr. Fred received his Master of Fine Arts from Cal Arts in 1975.