Ms. Lisa Clement, soprano and pianist, is Associate Professor of Voice at UMHB. She recently celebrated her twenty-fifth year at UMHB and currently teaches applied voice and diction. Ms. Clement has held leadership positions in National Association of Teachers of Singing chapters, including district governor, audition chair, president, vice president, and assistant audition chair. Ms. Clement and pianist Matt Crosby presented two recitals at recent NATS Conferences: “Teaching and Singing Castilian Spanish: A Demonstration of Art Songs from Spain” and “Free Music: A Recital of Uncommon Teaching Gems Found in the Public Domain”. Ms. Clement’s students have been named finalists in district, regional, and national NATS competitions.
Ms. Clement earned the Bachelor of Music Degree summa cum laude in vocal and piano performance from Murray State University in Kentucky and the Masters of Music Degree in piano performance from the University of Louisville where she was mentored by renowned pianist Lee Luvisi. Ms. Clement studied additionally toward a Doctorate of Musical Arts Degree in vocal performance at the University of Texas at Austin. Lisa Clement is a certified Somatic VoiceworkTM the LoVetri Method singing specialist.
In addition to her career as a voice teacher, Ms. Clement is pianist for Belton First United Methodist Church.