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George Brozak

Director of Athletic Bands

Since 2009, George Brozak has served as Director of Athletic Bands for 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 full profile >>

Luis Enrique Juliá


"Luis Enrique Juliá, composer and guitarist, was nominated for a Latin Grammy award in 2009 in Best Classical Album category for Concierto de Aniversario, a double CD he produced for Pro Arte Musical, containing works by Mendelssohn and Brahms as well as full profile >>

Isaac Lausell

Artistic Director

Since 2012, Isaac Lausell has led the guitar program at SIUC School of Music. At SIUC, Lausell teaches courses in classical and jazz guitar, oversees the guitar area, performs and composes music for the jazz ensemble in residence, the New Arts Jazztet. As a recording artist and full profile >>

Sammy Morales


Born in Bronx, NY, but established in Puerto Rico since childhood, Sammy Morales is not just one of the best bassists in the scene of Jazz in Puerto Rico, but also a teacher, mentor of young musicians and manager of musical events. Morales has worked with a variety of artists such full profile >>