Faculty Information

The music faculty at Lewis University is composed of very talented musicians and dedicated teachers. In addition to collaborative classes, music students benefit from close interaction with faculty members outside of class. The music faculty are very active in their profession through performance, presentations, and scholarly research which also greatly benefits students.

Dr. Mike McFerron

Chair, Department of Music
Mike McFerron
(815)836-5857
mcferrmi@lewisu.edu
Website

Dr. Lawrence Sisk

Director of Ensembles
Lawrence Sisk
(815)836-5405
siskla@lewisu.edu

Joel Moore

Jazz Band / Saxophone
Joel Moore
(815)836-5415
joelrmoore@yahoo.com
Website

Jeremy Landig

Choir
Jeremy Landig
(815)836-5619
landigje@lewisu.edu

Mary Payne

Clarinet/Saxophone
Mary Payne
(815)836-5619

Laurel Tempas

Flute
Laurel Tempas
(815)836-5619
laurel@tempas.org

Steve Jacobson

Guitar
Steve Jacobson
(815)836-5415
jacosteve@gmail.com

Robert Ferraris

Bass
Robert Ferraris
(815)836-5415
ferrarro@lewisu.edu

David Govertsen

Voice
David Govertsen
(815)836-5619
dgovertsen@lewisu.edu

Elaine Swearingen

Voice
Elaine Swearingen
(815)836-5619
sweariel@lewisu.edu
Website

Christine Lim

Piano
Christine Lim
(815)836-5619
LimCh@lewisu.edu

Dr. Timothy Bowlby

Music Theory
Timothy Bowlby
(815)836-5619
bowlbyti@lewisu.edu

Leandro Lopez Varady

Piano
Leandro Lopez Varady
(815)836-5619
lopezvle@lewisu.edu

Don Smith

Music Business
Don Smith
(815)836-5619
smithdd@lewisu.edu

Joshua Manchester

Percussion
Joshua Manchester
(815)836-5619
manchejo@lewisu.edu

Wesley Morgan

Music Technology
Wesley Morgan
(815)836-5619
morganwe@lewisu.edu

Dr. Jennifer Leckie

Violin/Viola
Jennifer Leckie
(815)836-5619
jenwilorama@sbcglobal.net

Timothy Archbold

Cello
(815)836-5619
tarchbold@lewisu.edu

Amanda Karwoske

Horn

(815)836-5619
iaimiainidia@hotmail.com

Nichole Luchs

Harp
Nichole Luchs
(815)440-4099
nichole@harpmelodies.com