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Edward Benyas

Professor

Edward Benyas

118D Altgeld
benyas@siu.edu
618-453-5834

Edward Benyas is Professor of Oboe and Conducting at SIU Carbondale, Music Director of the Southern Illinois Symphony, the New Chicago Chamber Orchestra—with which he made his European conducting debut—and founder and Artistic Director of the Southern Illinois Music Festival, which ...read full profile >>


George Brozak

Director of Athletic Bands, Assistant Director of Bands

George Brozak

Altgeld 118B

gbrozak@siu.edu

618-453-2776

George Brozak begins his fifth year as Director of Athletic Bands in the School of Music at Southern Illinois University. A native of Ohio, Brozak received his Bachelor of Music in Music Education and Master of Music in Music Education Degrees from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio and an Ed.D. in Music ...read full profile >>


Susan Davenport

Director of Choral Activities, Associate Professor, Associate Dean of Liberal Arts

Susan Davenport

108 Altgeld
sgds@siu.edu
618-453-5800

Susan Davenport is Director of Choral Activities and Associate Professor of Music in the School of Music. She is also the Associate Dean for Students and Curricular Affairs in the College of Liberal Arts at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. In the School of Music, Dr. Davenport conducts the Concert ...read full profile >>


Richard Kelley

Assistant Professor, Saxophone and Jazz Studies

Richard Kelley

Altgeld 022
kelley2@siu.edu

Dick Kelley is currently Assistant Professor of Saxophone and Director of Jazz Studies at Southern Illinois University.  As an active performer both nationally and internationally, Dr. Kelley has been fortunate to perform throughought North America, France, Italy, the Dominican Republic and Mexico as ...read full profile >>


Isaac Lausell

Assistant Professor

Isaac Lausell

OBF 211   
isaac.lausell@siu.edu

Dr. Lausell leads the guitar program at SIUC School of Music where he joined the faculty in the Fall 2012. At SIUC Lausell teaches classical and jazz guitar, Fretboard harmony, Guitar ensembles, Sight-reading for guitar, Studio class, History of fretted instruments, and plays with the Jazz ensemble in ...read full profile >>


Christopher Morehouse

Associate Professor, Director of Bands, Acting Director of Graduate Studies, School of Music

Christopher Morehouse

Altgeld 118
cmoreh@siu.edu
(618) 453-5041 Office
(618) 453-2776 University Bands/Orchestra Office

Christopher Morehouse is Director of Bands and Associate Professor of Music at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, where he serves as conductor of the SIUC Wind Ensemble, teaches undergraduate and graduate conducting, wind literature, and instrumental methods, and administers the entire university ...read full profile >>