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Brody Felix

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Brody Felix

Biography

Brody Felix (b. 1993, McHenry, Ill.) is an American Educator, Conductor, Composer, and Oboist/English Hornist

Brody studied at Illinois State University, majoring in Music Education. At Illinois State, he was an active member of Delta Omicron-Omicron Omega, the National Band Association, the Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois,and the Big Red Marching Machine. Brody student taught at Carpentersville Middle School with Mr. Mike Kasper and Harry D. Jacobs High School with Mr. Anthony Gnutek.


As a composer and educator, Brody has a great passion for music creation. Musicians would be nothing without the creation of music, professional or otherwise. Listening to great composers such as Gustav Holst, Alfred Reed, Karl King, Eric Whitacre, David Maslanka, and many more, Brody was inspired to start writing his own music as well. Able to express himself in a way he could never before, it provided him a new way to collaborate with others. At Illinois State University, he studied Oboe with Mrs. Judith Dicker. He studied composition with Dr. Roy Magnuson, Dr. Martha Horst, Dr. Joshua Keeling, and Chen Yao. He studied Music Education with Dr. Joseph Manfredo, Dr. Daniel A Belongia, Dr. Philip Obado, Dr. David Collier, Dr. Ben Stiers, Mrs. Leslie Manfredo, Dr. David Synder, Dr. William Koehler, Dr. Shiela Koehler, Dr. Kim McCord, and Mr. Frank Payton. He studied conducting with Dr. Gavin Smith and Dr. Martin Seggelke. Brody also had the great opportunity to briefly study composition with John Mackey, Steve Danyew, and Michael Colgrass.

Works for Winds


Resources

  • Illinois State University University Band concert program, 2 March 2016
  • Brody Felix website Accessed 25 March 2016