John J. "Jack" Zei, former chair of opera and artistic director of music theatre at The Hartt School, passed away July 30. A resident of Simsbury, he came to UHart in 1973 and was a beloved and respected teacher to his students.
Visitation will be on Thursday, August 2, from 5–7 p.m. at Vincent Funeral Home, 880 Hopmeadow Street in Simsbury. Services will be private. Online condolences can be left at www.vincentfuneralhome.com.