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conductor , musicologist

Lawrence Theodore Sisk, musicologist, conductor. Eckstein grantee, 1981-1984; Fulbright scholar, 1984-1985. Member American Musicological Society, College Music Society.


Sisk, Lawrence Theodore was born on January 31, 1950 in Toccoa, Georgia, United States. Son of Theodore Roosevelt and Virginia Lee (Dalton) Sisk.


Bachelor of Music, Roosevelt University, 1977. Master of Music, Northwestern University, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, Northwestern University, 1986.


Director of music Bryn Mawr Community Church, Chicago, 1972-1982, Wilmette (Illinois) Lutheran Church, 1982-1984, Northbrook (Illinois) Methodist Church, 1985-1986, Good Sheperd Lutheran Church, Naperville, since 1986. Choirmaster Congregation Shaare Tikvah, Chicago, 1979-1984. Editor The Instrumentalist, Northfield, Illinois, 1986-1988.

Chairman department music Lewis University, Romeoville, since 1988. Solo tenor Chicago Monteverdi Singers, 1974-1988. Assistant conductor DePaul University Symphony, Chicago, 1979.

Founder, director The Dowland Consort, Chicago, 1980-1984. Lecturer Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1987-1988.


Member American Musicological Society, College Music Society.


Married Caryl Jane Worthington, October 7, 1971 (divorced November 18, 1979). Married Jill Margaret Ballotti, March 27, 1982.

Theodore Roosevelt Sisk

Virginia Lee (Dalton) Sisk

Caryl Jane Worthington

Jill Margaret Ballotti