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Patricia Collins Jones Named Director of DePauw School of Music

July 18, 1990

July 18, 1990, Greencastle, Ind. - Patricia Collins Jones, formerly president of the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, is the new director of the DePauw University School of Music.

Active as both a music scholar and performer, Jones takes over her new duties with the start of the fall semester.  She has also been a lecturer in fine arts at Marquette University and a lecturer in music at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  Jones has also taught at Rutgers University and the University of North Carolina-Greensboro.

She received her Bachelor of Music degree from Juilliard where her major instrument was piano.  She received her M.F.A. from Ohio University and her Ph.D. in musicology from Rutgers.

Founded in 1884, the DePauw University School of Music is one of the nation's oldest private institutions for post-secondary music instruction and the longest-running in Indiana.