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music liturgist , choral and orchestral conductor

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.

Achievements

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

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, gardening.

Connections

father:
Francis Ignatius Hogan

mother:
Mary Mildred (Jackson) Hogan