Since moving to Toronto from Sault Ste. Marie in 1984, Lisa has been an active educator, clinician, and performer. She earned her Mus. Bac. and B. Ed. degrees at the University of Toronto, and an honors diploma from Humber College. She freelances in the Toronto area where she leads her own jazz quintet, while maintaining a busy teaching schedule as faculty member of Humber College and the University of Toronto. Lisa's singing experiences include performances with Peter Appleyard, Ed Bickert, Don Thompson, and British artists Kenny Wheeler and Norme Winstone. She has appeared as a featured artist at many music camp festivals and concerts, The Banff School of Fine Arts, the Ontario Pavillion and the B.C. Stadium at Expo '86, and with Fred Penner and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Lisa has directed choirs at the University of Toronto, Humber College, "The" Jazz Camp, IMC, and the University of Wisconsin Summer Music Camp.