Affiliate Professor of Music
PAC 63; (360) 650-3749
- Bachelor of Music: Western Washington University
Lisa McCarthy is the Senior Instructor of Flute at Western Washington University. She has also been a faculty member at the Maritime Conservatory of Music in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and the Delta Institute of the Arts in Ladner, B.C. Lisa is principal of the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra and performs with two chamber ensembles, Zephyr Winds and Impromptu. Her flute and bassoon duo, Impromptu, (with bassoonist Pat Nelson) won the 2004 National Flute Association Chamber Music Competition and was invited to perform at the National Flute Association Convention in Nashville. The duo was also asked to present a recital at the International Double Reed Conference in Indiana in 2006. Lisa maintains a private studio and adjudicates throughout the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia, including multiple state solo contests and the Seattle Flute Society Horsfall Competition.