McGill University, Canada
Dr. Lisa Lorenzino serves as Area Co-ordinator of Music Education at the Schulich School of Music, McGill University, a position that she has held for the past 15 years. Her research focuses on music teacher identity as well as music pedagogy with an emphasis on the Cuban education system and El Sistema. She has also published papers and book chapters investigating formal, non-formal and informal music education from a global perspective. In addition to her research, Dr. Lorenzino is an active jazz flutist and composer. She spearheads the Lisa Lorenzino Quartet and is the founder of Montreal Jazz Flute Summit, a multi-flute jazz orchestra. Lisa has an keen interest in Brazilian music and is active in Montreal-area samba bands and Choro ensembles. Prior to her current position, Dr. Lorenzino worked for 14 years as a high school band, choir, and guitar teacher in Western Canada.