Dr. James Perone to present Annual Faculty Lecture

April 06, 2010

Dr. James Perone, associate professor of music at Mount Union College, will speak at the College's annual Faculty Lecture on Thursday, March 17.


He will present the lecture entitled 'When Protest Became Pop: The Strange Case of 'Eve of Destruction,'' in Tolerton and Hood Room 100 at 7 p.m. A reception will immediately follow.

A native of Columbus, Ohio, Dr. James Perone earned a bachelor of music degree in music education from Capital University in 1980. He subsequently pursued graduate studies at the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he earned a master of fine arts degree in clarinet performance in 1982, a master of arts degree in music theory in 1984 and a doctoral degree in music theory in 1988. Before taking his position at Mount Union, Perone was active in chamber music throughout western New York, playing clarinet in the Madera Wind Quartet and Amherst Chamber Winds.

He has had several music-related articles published in music journals including ClariNetwork, The Flutist Quarterly and Interface: The Journal of New Music Research. He has also written bio-bibliographies chronicling the work of Paul Simon, Howard Hanson, Elvis Costello and Carole King.

Each year a member of the Mount Union College faculty is selected to give a special lecture relating interesting or important developments in his or her own field or exploring matters of general concern to the faculty. The Faculty Lecture is free and open to the public.

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