Lisa Noordergraaf

Lisa N.

Concord, NH
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I have 20 years of teaching experience, and can help reach your musical goals!

About Lisa N.

Lisa's first formal introduction to music came when her mother, a masters student at the Eastman school of Music in Rochester, enrolled her in violin lessons at age 6. The family moved to Miami, FL, but Lisa chose to move back north to attend college at the University of Rochester, and continue her musical studies at the Eastman School. In 1989, she moved to Cupertino, California; here she was able to play in many San Francisco Bay-area musical ensembles while pursuing a career in computer engineering. In 2017, Lisa retired from the computer industry to pursue music on a full-time basis. Lisa is currently a senior at the University of New Hampshire, and hopes to attend graduate school to study jazz performance in the future. When not holding a saxophone, Lisa enjoys quilting, fast cars, and playing in the Freese Brothers Big Band. Check out my jazz group, contemplationjazz . com!

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Lindsay
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A truly talented musician, composer, and person! Lisa's passion for music is envious and evident... and it shines every time she picks up an instrument or teaches someone!

Posted Dec 14, 2019
Rick
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Took jazz lessons from Lisa and learned a lot!!! It was a great experience and she is a great teacher! Lisa has a great way of pushing your comfort zone and bringing out your best. Highly recommended!!!

Posted Dec 14, 2019
Mary Anne
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As an adult alto sax player, I had Lisa as a director/instructor in several small jazz ensembles. She is supportive and gave me a positive push ("a you can do this") in soloing/improvising. Lisa has been a mentor to me as I continue playing the sax and with her encouragement I was successful in performing in jazz band camp for 2 summers!

Posted Dec 14, 2019

Education

Music Education
Sep 2017 - Present

University of New Hampshire

Mathematics and Music
Sep 1984 - May 1988

University of Rochester / Eastman School of Music

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Affiliations

National Association for Music Education
Jan 2017
Founded in 1907, NAfME is among the world’s largest arts education organizations. NAfME advocates at the local, state, and national levels; provides resources for teachers, parents, and administrators; hosts professional development events; and offers a variety of opportunities for students and teachers.

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