Cullen, Jenny, 1890-1957

b. Glasgow, daughter of Elsie Cullen

Member of the Verbrugghen String Quartet.

Jenny Cullen studied with Belgian violinist Henry Verbrugghen at the Scottish Academy of Music and played violin with the Scottish Orchestra.

In 1915 she served as concert master with the State Symphony Orchestra of Sydney, Australia under the conductorship of Henri Verbrugghen.
She travelled in 1923, with Henri Verbrugghen (conductor), to Minneapolis where she became the first female member of that orchestra.
(information from "Women Music Educators in the United States: A History"  By Sondra Wieland Howe)  

Instrument(s)/responsibility:
violin
Nationality:
British, Scottish

Concerts by Performer

Title Date Venue Professor
Historical Concert Wednesday, November 9, 1910 University Music Class Room Niecks, Frederick Maternus, 1845-1924
Historical Concert Wednesday, November 8, 1911 University Music Class Room Niecks, Frederick Maternus, 1845-1924
Annual Reid Concert 1912 Wednesday, January 31, 1912 University Music Class Room Niecks, Frederick Maternus, 1845-1924
Historical Concert Wednesday, October 30, 1912 University Music Class Room Niecks, Frederick Maternus, 1845-1924
Annual Reid Concert 1913 Wednesday, February 19, 1913 University Music Class Room Niecks, Frederick Maternus, 1845-1924
Historical Concert Wednesday, October 29, 1913 University Music Class Room Niecks, Frederick Maternus, 1845-1924
Annual Reid Concert 1914 Wednesday, February 11, 1914 University Music Class Room Niecks, Frederick Maternus, 1845-1924
Historical Concert Wednesday, February 17, 1915 University Music Class Room Tovey, Donald Francis, 1875-1940