Lisa has studied the flute since age 7. She plays flute, piccolo, alto flute, bass flute, and pennywhistle. Lisa holds a Bachelor of Music in Flute Performance and Composition from Penn State University. During her time at Penn State, she performed with the Philharmonic Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, and Symphonic Wind Ensemble and also was the assistant director of the Penn State Flute Ensemble.
Lisa has performed on tour with various ensembles in Spain, France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, the Netherlands, and Ireland. She has also performed at four National Flute Association conventions with the National High School Flute Choir, the New England Conservatory Summer Metropolitan Flute Festival Orchestra, and the Nashua Flute Choir. Her principal teachers were Terry D'Errico, Eileen Yarrison, and Eleanor Duncan Armstrong.