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Virginia Hogan

Virginia Hogan, choral and orchestral conductor, music liturgist. Joined Sisters of St. Joseph of Rochester, 1944; certified music teacher, New York. Recipient National Catholic Theatre Genesian award, 1963, Rochester People Pleaser awrd, 1972, Fanfare award Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, 1992. Member Greater Rochester Choral Consortium (founder, president since 1997).

Background

  • Hogan, Virginia was born on January 15, 1925 in Rochester, New York, United States. Daughter of Francis Ignatius and Mary Mildred (Jackson) Hogan.

  • Education

    • Master Music, Nazareth College, Rochester, 1955. Postgraduate in Advanced Conducting, Wesminster Choir College, Princeton, New Jersey, 1976.

    Career

    • Chair department music St. Agnes High School, Rochester, New York, 1964-1975. Founder, conductor Genesee Valley Orchestra and Chorus, 1976—2002, retired, 2002. Teacher conducting in summer sessions Nazareth College, 1956-1963.

      Master vocal adjudicator New York State School Music Association, 1965-1995. President, treasurer New York State Choral Directors Guild, since 1974.

    Major achievements

    • Joined Sisters of St. Joseph of Rochester, 1944. Certified music teacher, New York.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member Greater Rochester Choral Consortium (founder, president since 1997).

    Personality

    Interests

    Swimming, gardening.

    Virginia Hogan
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    Born January 15, 1925
    • 1955
      Nazareth College
    • 1976
      Wesminster Choir College
    • 1964 - 1975
      Chair department music St. Agnes High School
      Rochester, New York, United States
    • 1976 - 2002
      founder