Lisa Thompson

Assistant Director
2013 to 2018

Lisa is an Assistant Director with Grand Harmony Chorus.  She has been part of the Sweet Adeline organization since 1997, is an Associate member of Harmony Inc. as well as the Barbershop Harmony Society. Lisa is excited about recently completing the Directors Certification Program with Sweet Adelines, and now holds the title of Certified Director.  She has a passion for singing and has sung in quartets and small ensembles as well as being in the chorus since she joined. Lisa has also been a Lead Section Leader for many of her membership years and enjoys coaching with quartets and individuals when she can. 

Lisa attends as many Regional Music Schools and International Conventions as she can to keep herself in a continuous learning mode in order to share and teach the barbershop craft to others. She was excited to take on the role of interim director for Grand Harmony during their quest for a full time director, and enjoys the challenge of teaching members, learning new songs, polishing existing repertoire, and dancing and performing for audiences with unbounded enthusiasm! She is thoroughly enjoying taking her musical knowledge to the next level with director Chris Arnold - he is an awesome mentor to have and learn from!

Growing up, Lisa sang in school choirs, played the hand bells and piano and also comes from a very musical family – her father was a barbershopper for many years, her mother is a 37+ member of Sweet Adelines (who also currently sings with Grand Harmony), her husband runs a music shop in Baden and teaches guitar, her oldest son also plays guitar and her youngest sang in the high school men's choir!
 

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Grand Harmony Chorus
Kitchener-Waterloo Ontario Women's Chorus
All-Female, 4 Part A Cappella Harmony Choir
 
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Tuesdays, 7pm to 10pm
Parkwood Mennonite Home
726 New Hampshire St.
Waterloo