Eastern Oklahoma State College

Saturday Spotlight Series

The Saturday Spotlight Series showcases Eastern Oklahoma State College's dedicated faculty and staff. A new faculty or staff member will be highlighted each Saturday.

What is your name?

Brian T. Harris

What is your title?

Director of Instrumental and Choral Ensembles, Instructor of Music, Music Department Chair

What is your hometown?

Derry, PA

What is your educational background?

Derry Area High School, Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Master of Music in Performance (Instrumental Conducting) from Youngstown State University.

When did you start working for Eastern?


What is your favorite thing about working at Eastern or your favorite memory?

My favorite thing about working at Eastern is the people I can work with. I have always been met with support for the Music Department which is one of the biggest factors in our recent success.

What do you enjoy outside of work?

Outside of work I enjoy going on hikes with my wife, Melanie, watching movies, doing yard work, playing the trombone, and listening to music.

What is a fun fact about you?

When I was in the marching band at IUP I was given my own dynamic level - Brianissimo, because I play so loud.