George Barlow Penny Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, Cornell, 1885. Musical education Syracuse University and pupil of G. D. Wilson, Max Pinner, New York, Dudley Buck, Doctor Percy Goetschius, Clarence Eddy, I. V. Flagler and abroad.
Taught at Girton College, Dalhousie College, Halifax, Nova Scoti, 2 years, Metropolitan College of Music, New York, 1 year. State Normal School, Emporia, Kansas, 2 years. Organizer, dean School Fine Arts, professor mus. composition, organ and voice, lecturer upon history of fine arts, 1890-1903, University of Kansas, organizer and dean of School of Fine Arts, Washburn College, Kansas, 1903-1907.
University organist, Cornell, 3 years, University of Kansas, 13 years. Official organist City Auditorium, Topeka, Kansas, 1903-1907. Organist and choirmaster, Grace Episcopal Church, Kansas City, 1905-1909.
Director Fine Arts Institute, Kansas City, 1906-1909. Director several choral societies, especially Topeka Oratorio Society and Rochester Oratorio Society Director Rochester Conservatory of Music. Lecturer on music, University of Rochester.
Choirmaster, 1st Presbyterian Church Composer of music for Episcopal church services. Lecturer upon architecture, sculpture, painting and music for 30 years Made 4 Oriental trips, 3 as lecturer. Also 8 European trips for archæol. and art purposes.
Became professor theory, history and literature of music, Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester. Dean American Guild of Organists (Rochester Chapter).
Married Jessie Smith, August 25, 1887. Married second, Beulah Ray White, January 6, 1891. Children: Carl Park, Vernon Kellogg (deceased).