Iris Rogers grew up on The Old Homestead, along with her sister, Sarah Murphy. She also aided with the maintenance of the estate, as well as the upkeep of their family farm.
Iris has spent her summers assisting local farms in crop production and harvest. She worked with Merck Forest and Farmland Center for several years, as well as with Echo Creek Farm assisting in crop maintenance as well as in several crop harvests.
Iris graduated with a B.M. in Vocal Performance from The Conservatory of Music at Purchase College. She currently works for the Yale Summer School of Music assisting with the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival in Norfolk, CT.