Nancy Mellor hopes to bring interest in amateur music to Lodi
Nancy Mellor is the newest member of the Lodi Arts Commission.
- Getting to know Nancy Mellor
Travel is a big part of life for the Mellors. With a daughter living in England, they have visited Europe countless times. They’ve also traveled to Australia and China, and Mellor recently traveled to Machu Picchu, Peru, and through Central America and Mexico.
Nancy and Reed Mellor have been married for 53 years. They have two children and five grandchildren.
Life in Lodi
Outside of playing with her orchestra groups, Mellor enjoys getting out and enjoying Lodi. “I certainly like drinking wine — Old Vine Zin, only.” She also likes to see old family and friends, and is still very active with the AAUW. She keeps active with Qigong classes at the Japanese American Cultural Center.
Education and career
Mellor graduated from Mount Holyoke College with a degree in philosophy, a master’s degree in gifted education from The Johns Hopkins University and a Doctor of Education from University of San Francisco. One of her biggest accomplishments was when The Johns She began teaching math, and then became a school administrator and superintendent of schools in Kings County.
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When Nancy Mellor and her husband Reed attended a concert at Hutchins Street Square several years ago, they were surprised to that a city paid so much attention to its local arts and venues.
“Lodi is a fascinating community,” she said. “I was very impressed by the importance Lodi places on the arts.”
Arts and entertainment
Friday, November 2, 2012 8:00 am.
Updated: 9:32 am.