Ph.D. & M.A. - Music Educator
Lisa Crawford has taught music in a variety of public and private K-12 and university environments.
She began writing music at age 6, produced music for film and media early career, and currently serves at the state level as the California Music Educators Association (CMEA) Creating and Composition Representative. She is a presenter at state, national and international conferences, and her research focuses on composing, songwriting, foundational learning and singing. She is published by the International Society of Music Education and CMEA Magazine, and serves on the founding committee of the new music education conference, Casting a Wider Net. As a member of Canadian research team Advancing Interdisciplinary Research in Singing (AIRS), Lisa is co-author of an upcoming book chapter considering elder memory and singing. She completed her undergraduate degree in composition at the University of Oregon, two master's degrees and California teaching credential at the University of the Pacific, and earned her doctorate at the University of Southern California.