Dr. James Perone to Present Faculty Recital

April 06, 2010

Dr. James Perone, associate professor of music at Mount Union College, will present a faculty recital on Monday, March 14 at 8 p.m. in Presser Recital Hall.


Perone will be playing the clarinet and will be accompanied by Nicole Lee, lecturer of music, on piano.' He has chosen to perform a unique selection of contemporary and classical music, ranging from the turn of the century to the 1970s.

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.

The recital is free and open to the public.' For more information, contact the department of music at (330) 823-2180

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