Lisa Stidham

Lisa Stidham

Lecturer in Music

Department: Music

Office Address: Performing Arts Center 217

Office Phone: (909) 607-3266


Academic History

  • DMA, University of Southern California
  • MM, San Francisco Conservatory of Music
  • BA, MA, (Musicology), University of California, Santa Barbara

Areas of Expertise


Personal Interests

Vocal pedagogy, 20th century American music, Early music


Lisa Stidham teaches group and applied voice at Scripps College and Vocal Pedagogy at USC. She is also a Vocal Coach for the Los Angeles Children's Chorus, and a Past President of the Los Angeles Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing. She holds a DMA in Vocal Arts from USC, an MM in Voice from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and BA and MA degrees in musicology from UC Santa Barbara.

Ms. Stidham has appeared on opera and concert stages in the United States, Europe and South America, presenting repertoire ranging from the music of Dowland and Monteverdi to Villa-Lobos, Bach to Britten, and especially current American composers, such as John Harbison, Stephen Hartke and Donald Crockett. Her performance on New World Records of Stephen Hartke's Sons of Noah was hailed by New York Times' critic Anthony Tomassini as "a tour-de-force."

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