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Shiela Silver began her piano studies at the age of five. In 1968 she earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of California at Berkeley, where she began composition studies with Edwin Dugger. Upon graduation she was awarded the coveted George Ladd Prix de Paris for a two years study in Europe, where she worked with Erhard Karkoschka in Stuttgart and György Ligeti in Berlin and Hamburg. She earned her doctorate from Brandeis University, where she studied with Arthur Berger, Harold Shapero, and Seymour Shifrin. Her studies also included an Abraham Sachar Traveling Grant, which enabled her to spend 18 months in London and a Koussevitzky Fellowship for a summer at the Berkshire Music Center at Tanglewood, where she studied with Jacob Druckman.