Lisa Bartolow is the flute instructor and flute ensemble director at Georgia College & State University, Toccoa Falls College, and Clayton State University where she has also taught music appreciation, woodwind chamber literature, and music business courses. She has played flute, piccolo, and baroque flute with numerous classical and popular ensembles in St. Louis, Chicago, and Atlanta ranging from chamber music to symphonic to back-up for pop artists such as Rod Stewart. Lisa has performed as a guest artist with the Chester String Quartet and is a member of the Peachtree Consort and Toccoa Symphony. In addition to maintaining a private flute studio that includes students of all ages, she is a regular adjudicator and clinician for summer music camps and special workshops. Recently becoming involved with electro-acoustic music, Lisa has performed and recorded the premieres of several contemporary works including works by composer Douglas O’Grady.
Lisa was a member of the Administrative Staff of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra during the tenure of renowned conductor Sir Georg Solti, and for ten years was a member of the staff at the University of Georgia School of Music where she was the Undergraduate Coordinator for Music Studies, Public Relations Coordinator, and a flute instructor. She earned her Bachelor of Music as a student of Jacob Berg at the St. Louis Conservatory of Music and her Master of Music as a student of Donald Peck at DePaul University.
Lisa also enjoys several ‘accidental’ careers including that of stage technician and stage manager for both musical and theatrical productions, and as an editor and program note annotator.