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Carl Parrish

music educator.

Carl Parrish, music educator. Recipient Knight prize in chamber music composition Harvard, 1938, ABC prize in choral music, 1945, Fulbright award for research in France, 1953; Guggenheim Fellow musiological research, 1958-1959. Member American Musicological Society (business manager of journal, 1947-1949), Society for Music in Liberal Arts College (treasurer 1950, secretary 1951).

Background

Parrish, Carl was born on October 9, 1904 in Plymouth, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of George Washington and Sarah Jane (Davis) Parrish.

Education

Student Conservatoire Americain, Fontainbleau, France, 1932. Bachelor of Music, MacPhail School Music, 1933. Master of Arts, Cornell Univercity, 1936.

Doctor of Philosophy., Harvard, 1939.

Career

1 son, David Caldwell. Instructor music Wells College, 1929-1937, professor, 1938-1943, department chairman, 1941-1943. Professor music Fisk U., 1943-1946, department chairman, 1944-1946.

Director graduate studies Westminster Choir College, 1946-1949. Professor music, department chairman Pomona College, 1949-1953. Professor music department chairman Vassar College, since 1953.

Visiting professor (summers) University of Minnesota, 1947, U. North Carolina, 1948-1949, Stanford, 1951, University of Southern California, 1956, 60, 62.

Works

  • Composer works public for chorus, organ, piano.

Membership

Member American Musicological Society (business manager of journal, 1947-1949), Society for Music in Liberal Arts College (treasurer 1950, secretary 1951).

Connections

Married Catherine Louise Caldwell, June 15, 1934.

father:
George Washington Parrish

mother:
Sarah Jane (Davis) Parrish

spouse:
Catherine Louise Caldwell