Southern Illinois Symphony

Ed Bnyas
SIU Communications

Carbondale, IL – WSIU Public Broadcasting, a service of Southern Illinois University Carbondale, is pleased to announce Professor Edward Benyas, Founder, Artistic Director and Conductor of the Southern Illinois Music Festival, as the new Education Award recipient for WSIU’s One Region, All Neighbors initiative. The Good Neighbor Award is inspired by Fred Rogers and recognizes those who make a positive impact in the community.


The Southern Illinois Symphony and SIU-Carbondale University Choir will join the Southeast Missouri Symphony, University Choir and Choral Union to perform Verdi's "Requiem" at Southeast Missouri State University's River Campus.

A Carbondale High School student is showing off her talents at a competition in Champaign this weekend.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks wtih Maestro Ed Benyas about the new season for the Southern Illinois Symphony Orchestra:

Ed Benyas
SI Music Festival

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Southern Illinois Symphony Music Director Ed Benyas about the upcoming 2014-2015 season.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller interviews Southern Illinois Symphony Maestro Ed Benyas, along with SIU Vice President for Academic Affairs Paul Sarvella, about the upcoming "Three Tenors and More" concert series.

Ed Benyas
SI Music Festival

WSIU Radio's Jennifer Fuller interviews Southern Illinois Symphony Maestro Edward Benyas about the upcoming season.