Lead Teacher – Music Together
Trained Music Together Teacher

Lisa is a diverse musician, with a passion for performance. She is the lead singer, keyboardist and principle songwriter for the Toronto based band 10,000 Hours. They released an EP last fall and have toured locally with success since. They are currently writing their first full length album.

When she’s not writing for or performing with her band, she is building her composition reel for film and television. She recently scored a pilot as well as a contemporary dance piece, and is looking forward to more film work in the near future.

Lisa began her teaching career 2 years ago with the KUPE Outside the Box program, as well as teaching privately in her home. Since then she has dedicated herself to igniting a passion for music in all of her students, young and old. She aspires to inspire, and is looking forward to this first year at ABC.


Hobbies: yoga, cooking, gardening, surfing

Musical Influences: Jimmy Cliff, Billie Holiday, Cat Power, Sharon Jones

Favourite Food: Sushi! Or maybe Thai! Or maybe Jamaican! What about Indian? I love it all!!!

Least Favourite food: tofu

Favourite Music: Anything that makes me bust a move!

Favourite Song: Use What I Got by Jimmy Cliff

Favourite Movie: Casino Royale

Favourite Movie Music: Soundtrack to Shine

Favourite Musical Theatre/Opera: La Boheme

Best Quote from your teacher: Always be honest when you write music

Favourite Quote: “We are what and where we are because we first imagined it” (Donald Curtis)

Favourite Book: Much Ado About Nothing

Best thing about teaching at ABC: the ability to share music with others