Lee Kesselman has been Director of Choral Activities at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, a suburb of Chicago, since 1981. He is Founder and Music Director of the New Classic Singers, a professional choral ensemble. He also directs the DuPage Chorale and College of DuPage Chamber Singers. A native of Milwaukee, he holds undergraduate degrees in piano and composition from Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and a master's degree in conducting from the University of Southern California. In addition to teaching and composing, Mr. Kesselman is active as a conductor, pianist, clinician and lecturer. He is music director for a variety of opera and musical theatre productions. He was chosen the Outstanding Faculty Member at the College of DuPage for 1994–95.
Mr. Kesselman lives in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, and is the father of daughter, Lindsay, and son, Robin.
You can visit his site at www.kesselmanpress.com.