Lisa Richards

With over 30 years of experience teaching voice, songwriting, and guitar, singer songwriter and educator Lisa Richards has taught individuals and groups of all experience levels and backgrounds, including those who've never sung, struggle with pitch, or are convinced they can’t sing!

Lisa tailors her approach to individual goals and focuses on providing the tools, skills, and practice for a healthy voice, developing a unique sound, and connecting authentically with an audience.

Based in Canberra, Australia, Lisa teaches locally, nationally, and internationally, in person and online.

Lisa embarked on her own musical journey at 21, blending classical voice studies with punk band performances. In 1991, after training through the Canberra School of Music and under Australian opera singer Joyce Simmons, she relocated to New York City where she furthered her education under the tutelage of groundbreaking educators and performers such as Melissa Cross, (The Zen of Screaming) Patricia Carey (Mariah Carey's mother), Franni Burke, (whose clients included Madonna, Whitney Houston, Toni Braxton, Justin Timberlake,) Dr. Meribeth Dayme and Tim Carson.

She stays up to date with current practices in vocal education ensuring that her teaching remains dynamic and effective.

Details last updated: February 13, 2024