Lisa Clark

Lisa Clark

Assistant Professor of Music
Voice / Vocal Pedagogy / Lyric Diction
[email protected]
Ralph Center for the Arts #154

Education

  • M.M.  in Voice, Florida State University
  • B.Mus. in Voice, Northwestern University

Areas of Instruction

  • Applied Music – Voice
  • Vocal Pedagogy
  • Lyric Diction
  • Aural Skills
  • Opera Coaching

Biography

Originally from South Bend, Indiana, Lisa Clark earned a Bachelor of Music degree from Northwestern University and a Master of Music degree from Florida State University. She recently appeared as a soloist with the Evansville Bach Singers as Merab in a concert of Handel’s oratorio Saul. She has performed the role of Clara in Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess with the University of Kentucky Opera Theatre, as well as debuting the role of Eliza in the world premiere of Joseph Baber’s opera, River of Time.  Other local performances include the debut of Jim Rodgers’ outreach operaEvery Time I Feel The Spirit in Woodford Co., KY, and UK Opera Theatre’s outreach production of The Freedom Trail.  She has performed with the Chicago Lyric, San Francisco, and Cincinnati Opera as a member of the chorus in Porgy and Bess. Ms. Clark has performed as a soloist with the Evansville Symphony Orchestra, Chicago’s Apollo Chorus, and has toured with the American Spiritual Ensemble, including a performance in Washington, D.C. at the renowned Kennedy Center.  Ms. Clark is featured on the American Spiritual Ensemble’s 2009 album, entitled Spirit of the Holidays. Other performances include the role of First Lady in a production of Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte with the Intermezzo Young Artist Program, Mrs. Gleaton in Carlisle Floyd’sSusannah, Fiordiligi in Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte with the Florida State University Opera Outreach program, and as Ida B. Wells in a production of Tazewell Thompson’s Constant Star with the Lexington Actor’s Guild. She is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Kentucky under the supervision of Dr. Everett McCorvey and serves as an Assistant Professor of Voice at Kentucky Wesleyan College.