Winfred Rufus Colton Edit Profile
Studied music under Arthur Hartmann and Anton Witek, Berlin Germany, 1905-1906, under Leopold Auer, Lake George, New York, 1918. Museum M., Gunn School of Music and Dramatic Art, Chicago 1930, Juilliard School of Music, New York. Museum D., Morningside College, Sioux City, Iowa, 1948.
Teacher violin and orchestra Simpson College, Indianola, Iowa, 1902-1905, Southwestern State Normal College, Weatherford, Oklahoma, 1907. Teacher violin and orchestra also conductor, University of South Dakot, after 1908, dean College of Fine Arts, 1921-1950.
Member National Association of Executives of Music in State Universities (president 1940).
Married Ella Christenson, June 22, 1915. Children: Dorothy Cecile (Mistress David Pratt), Winifred.