Dr. Lisa Stidham, soprano, holds a DMA in Vocal Performance from USC, an MM degree in voice from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music an M.A. and B.A. degrees in musicology from UCSB. In addition to teaching at Biola, she is also a member of the voice faculty at Scripps College, and is a vocal coach for the Los Angeles Children's Chorus. She has also taught at many Los Angeles area colleges and universities, including USC, CalArts and CSULA. She has sung in opera, concerts and recitals in the United States, Europe, Australia and South America, presenting a wide variety of repertoire. She was recently praised by New York Times music critic Anthony Tomassini for her recording of Stephen Hartke's Sons of Noah, "a tour-de force for soprano and chamber ensemble brilliantly performed by Lisa Stidham on New World Records." She is a Past President of the Los Angeles Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, and also teaches voice at her home in Glendale.