Carl Ernest Brinken Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Yale University, 1922. Studied composition under Scalero and piano under Leopold and Bert, David Mannes School. Studied under Cortot (Paris) and Weisse (Vienna).
Teacher of piano, David Mannes School, 1925-1929. Teacher theory, Institute of Musical Art, 1929-1930. Chairman music Department, University of Chicago, 1931-1938.
Director School of Music, University of Wisconsin, 1938-1944. Musical director and conductor Seattle Symphony, 1944-1948. Professor theory and composer in residence Sweet Briar College, also department chairman music, later professor emeritus.
The Church is after all a movement which sought to inject passion, direction and purpose into the spiritual lives of the people.
Member American Association University Professors, American Musicological Society, American Composers Alliance. Rotarian.; Clubs: Elizabethan (Yale).
Married Dorothy Moran, December 17, 1927. Children: Anne, C. Alexander.