Lisa holds a Master of Music Theory with a pedagogy emphasis and a Bachelor of Composition and Music Theory, both from Michigan State University. She has taught music at the college level as an adjunct professor at SAE Institute (Nashville, TN) and Grand Rapids Community College (Grand Rapids, MI). Courses taught include music theory, ear-training/sightsinging, and trumpet lessons.
Lisa teaches private lessons (in-home and online) on trumpet, drum kit, piano, ukulele, and songwriting/music theory. She also regularly teaches workshops and classes in Logic Pro X on music theory, songwriting, and music production. She often appears as a guest teacher with songwriters Allie Moss and Bess Rogers of Thinking Outside The Blocks, and also with the Nashville nonprofit Youth Empowerment Through Arts & Humanities (YEAH!).
From 2009-2016, Lisa directed and taught a highly successful summer Rock Camp with members of her band. The camps were offered through the Michigan State University Community Music School in Lansing and Detroit, MI and the St. Cecilia Music Center in Grand Rapids, MI.