Lawrence Sisk | Director of Ensembles

(815)836-5405
siskla@lewisu.edu

Larry Sisk Dr. Lawrence Sisk is professor of music, and from 1988 to 2017 he served as Chair of the Department of Music. Sisk studied voice and bassoon at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and holds a Bachelor's degree in music history from Roosevelt University in Chicago. He went on to earn MM and PhD in historical musicology at Northwestern University. He was a Fulbright Scholar in Italy. Since 1991 he has conducted the Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra. He also conducts the Lewis University Choir and has held posts as choirmaster in churches of every denomination. His wide-ranging scholarly interests comprise the Homeric epics and Dante's Divine Comedy as well as other literature that has inspired composers.