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educator , art historian

Jo Ann Reif, American art historian, educator. Grantee, University Munich, 1974-1975, University Zurich, 1984-1985. Member Cathedral Concerts Board, Scranton, 1995—1996; Member of College Music Society, American Musicol. Society.


Reif, Jo Ann was born on March 16, 1952 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Cyril J. and Ann (Lyons) Reif.


Bachelor in Program in Arts, Columbia University, 1974. Master of Arts in Spanish Literature, Pennsylvania State University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy of Music, Columbia University, 1991.

Postgraduate, Pennsylvania State University.


Assistant to Program in Arts Barnard College, New York City, 1979—1982. Preceptor in music Columbia University, 1982—1983. Tutor in musicology University Zurich, Switzerland, 1985—1986.

Instructor Art History Pennsylvania State University, University Park, since 2000. Adjustment lecturer Music Pennsylvania State University Scranton, 1993—1997, Pennsylvania State University Wilkes-Barre, Lehman, 1993—1997. Adjunct lecturer Fine Arts College Misericordia, Dallas, 1993—1996, Dallas, 2002.


Member Cathedral Concerts Board, Scranton, 1995—1996. Member of College Music Society, American Musicol.


  • Other Interests

    Walking, rowing, yoga, choral and madrigal singing.


Cyril J. Reif

Ann (Lyons) Reif