Dr. James Perone to Present Faculty Recital at Mount Union College

April 06, 2010

Dr. James E. Perone, associate professor of music at Mount Union College, will present a faculty recital on Wednesday, November 16 at 8 p.m. in Presser Recital Hall.


He 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 pieces, ranging from the 1700s to the 1900s.

A native of Columbus, Ohio, 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, he 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, American Organist and Interface: The Journal of New Music Research. His has wwitten twelve books for Greenwood Press and his latest book, The Sound of Stevie Wonder: His Words and Music, will be published by Praeger Publications in March 2006.

Nicole Lee was born in Vancouver, Canada. She attended the University of Southern California where she earned her bachelor of music and master of music degrees. She received both the A.R.C.T. Performer's and A.R.C.T. Teacher's diplomas from the Royal Conservatory of Music of Toronto as well as Licentiate and Fellowship diplomas from the Trinity College of London.

The recital is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the Department of Music at (330) 823-2180.

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