Lisa Meyerhofer currently holds positions as Second Flute/Piccolo in the Chattanooga Symphony and Principal Flute at Opera in the Ozarks, and is a native of Lancaster, NY where she maintains a private flute studio. She earned her BM in Music Education and Performance from Ithaca College, studying with Wendy Mehne and Kelly Covert, and her MM in Flute Performance from Northwestern University, studying with John Thorne and Richard Graef.
Lisa has also performed with the Buffalo Philharmonic, Canton Symphony, and Lexington Philharmonic. Other accomplishments include Fourth Prize in the 2017 Walfrid Kujala International Piccolo Competition, competing as a quarterfinalist in the National Flute Association’s Young Artist Competition in 2016 and 2018, and performing as a winner of the Greater Buffalo Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition.
Outside of music, Lisa especially enjoys reading, spending time outside, riding her bike, hiking, photography, cooking and baking, eating Buffalo wings, and learning about wine. She also tutors math and science. Her favorite shows include Frasier, The Big Bang Theory, Stargate, How I Met Your Mother, and Doctor Who.