Lisa Goddard

lisaG-2Lisa Goddard is an avid orchestral and chamber musician on both historical and modern instruments. Lisa plays regularly with the Portland Symphony in Maine, the Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra, and the Boston Ballet Orchestra, and can also be heard with the Handel and Haydn Society, Grand Harmonie, Odyssey Opera, and the Boston Modern Orchestra Project. She is a founding member of Cardamom Quartet, a Boston-based ensemble engaged in reimagining the traditional canon and committed to sharing music with a wide variety of audiences. She has served in leadership positions at festivals including the Spoleto Festival USA orchestra in Charleston, SC, the National Repertory Orchestra in Breckenridge, CO, and the Lucerne Festival Academy in Switzerland. Lisa is on the faculty of the All Newton Music School, and also runs a Suzuki violin program (the Goddard Violin Studio) from her home in Jamaica Plain. She holds a Master of Music degree from the New England Conservatory, and Bachelors degrees from the Oberlin Conservatory in violin performance and Oberlin College in biology.

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