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The Beat Goes On

Geraldine "Jerry" Elliott graduated from Nazareth College in 1943 with a bachelor's in music. In 2009, more than 60 years after attending Nazareth, she was invited by percussion studies director, Kristen Shiner McGuire, to play with her current students.

Sister Mary Francis Norman and Geraldine Elliott on graduation day (June 1, 1943).

Geraldine and Mary

"Jerry" on xylophone during her days as a student at Nazareth College.

Geraldine xylophone

Photos provided by Geraldine Elliott and the Sisters of St. Joseph of Rochester.

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