Lee R. Kesselman

Lee R. Kesselman

Professor/Director Choral Music

Tel.: (630) 942-2552
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 136

Areas of Research Interest:

Music performance, Music composition

Recent Courses Taught:

  • Music theory (all levels)
  • Music 1101, 1102
  • New Classic Singers (Music 1153)
  • DuPage Chorale (Music 1150)
  • Chamber Singers (Music 1130)

Current Projects:


  • THE SONG OF THE SKY LOOM for SATB chorus and instruments My third opera

Selected Publications, Presentations, Performances, Books:

Most Recent compositions:

  • RIVER for SATB chorus, piano bass and drums LET PEACE DESEND for SATB chorus and string orchestra

Most recent publications:

  • (both Boosey & Hawkes music publishers) BRIAR ROSE (treble chorus and piano) IN PRAISE OF ISLA (treble chorus, flute and piano)


  • M.M. Choral conducting, University of Southern California
  • B.A. Music and Economics, Macalester College, 1974

Awards and Recognitions:

  • Outstanding Faculty, College of DuPage 1994-95
  • Outstanding Faculty, Humanities Division
  • ASCAP Composition Awards (9 consecutive years)

College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137

(630) 942-2800 (Main)

(630) 942-3000 (Student Services)

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