Prof. Thomas Fitzpatrick Tapped to Lead Music Admissions Counseling

Prof. Thomas Fitzpatrick Tapped to Lead Music Admissions Counseling

September 13, 1967

thomas fitzpatrick 2.jpgSeptember 13, 1967, Greencastle, Ind. — Thomas Fitzpatrick, a member of the DePauw University School of Music faculty since 1963, is the new director of admissions counseling for the music school. Fitzpatrick will perform the admissions work on a part-time basis, devoting the majority of his time to his regular teaching duties as an assistant professor of voice.

Fitzpatrick's new responsibilities, announced today, will be under the direction of Louis Fontaine '52, director of admissions and financial aid at DePauw. Fitzpatrick will coordinate the auditioning of prospective music students, the travel arrangements of music faculty as they Musical_notes.jpgvisit high schools, and the performances of DePauw faculty and students before high school groups. He will also promote interest in DePauw's School of Music through increased contacts with prospective students in public and private schools, with music teachers, and with alumni of the School of Music.

Fitzpatrick has a B.A. from St. Ambrose College, his B.M. from the Juilliard School of Music, an Artist Diploma from Teatro Lirico Sperimentale in Rome, and an M.M. from Indiana University. He formerly taught in Chicago, at Wisconsin State University in Stevens Point and at Indiana University. Students at the 1966 Gridiron Banquet voted him the campus' most popular professor.