Dr. Lisa Maxedon is Associate Professor of Music and Head of Vocal Studies and Opera Theatre at Louisiana Tech University, where she teaches Applied Voice, Opera Workshop, Vocal Diction, and Vocal Pedagogy.
In 2004, Dr. Maxedon was selected as Runner-Up in the Mississippi N.A.T.S. Artist Awards Competition. She has performed leading operatic roles in Illinois, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Alaska. She has also been featured as a guest artist with orchestras throughout the Midwest and South. She presented her research findings, “The Ability of College Choral/Vocal Teachers to Screen for the Unhealthy Speaking Voice in Singers”, at the 2005 International Symposium for the Care of the Professional Voice in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Maxedon has also served as President of the Louisiana Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (N.A.T.S.).