Affiliate Professor of Music
PAC 63; (360) 650-3749
- Bachelor of Music: Western Washington University
Flutist Lisa McCarthy is a Seattle native. She has been on the faculties of the Maritime Conservatory of Music in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and the Delta Institute of the Arts in Ladner, B.C. She is principal flute of the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra, the Whatcom Symphony Chamber Orchestra and plays in two chamber ensembles, Impromptu and Zephyr Winds. Impromptu, her flute and bassoon duo, won the National Flute Association chamber music competition in 2004. Lisa has performed in master classes with renowned flutists Francis Blaisdell, Julius Baker, Jeanne Baxtresser, and Walfrid Kujala. Her teachers include Rae Terpenning, Karla Flygare, and Zart Dombourian-Eby.