Kenna George studied piano with Ronald Farren-Price at the University of Melbourne, graduating with a Bachelor of Music in Performance. Later, she completed a Master of Education as well as a Graduate Diploma in Adolescent Health and Welfare.
She worked in music education for over 40 years in Australia, the UK and China, much of the time at administrative level including Director of Music and Fine Arts at Lauriston, Campus Head of Music at Caulfield Grammar School and Head of Performing Arts at the International School of Beijing. She has also worked in the tertiary sector and was coordinator of Studio Teaching for the Master of Music Performance Teaching degree at the University of Melbourne.
Kenna has been an examiner for both Australian and international qualifications. She was involved for over thirty years in the development and management of VCE Music subjects, holding positions including that of Chief Examiner, and State Reviewer of Music Performance. She was also a senior examiner for International Baccalaureate Music.
At present, Kenna pursues a more flexible lifestyle through her work as a music coach, accompanist, and director of an adult choir. She regularly adjudicates at eisteddfods and enjoys playing chamber music with friends.