Mount Union's James Perone Installed as Lt. Governor of Division of Kiwanis International

April 27, 2010

Dr. James Perone, associate professor of music, was installed as Lt. Governor of Division 17 of the Ohio District of Kiwanis International on Saturday, September 20, 2003 at the Ohio District's Annual Officer Installation Ceremony in Dublin, Ohio. Perone will be responsible for assisting12 Kiwanis clubs in Stark, Tuscarawas, Columbiana, and Mahoning counties during the 2003-04 administrative year.


Perone, a native of Columbus, joined the Mount Union faculty in 1994. He received his bachelor's degree from Capital University in 1980. He then pursued graduate studies at the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he received his master's degree in clarinet performance in 1982, his master's degree in music theory in 1984, and Ph.D. 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.

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