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Lisa Harris
Lisa Harris
Lisa Harris has built an impressive career as a ballet accompanist. Playing for some of the top ballet companies in the United States and Europe, Lisa has landed gigs through luck, perserverence and being in the right place at the right time.

Ms. Harris was born on May 14, 1958 and has been facinated with music since childhood. She has been providing energetic, inspiring music for ballet for over 20 years.

In 1982, after graduating from The Ohio State University, Lisa got her first international contact in Europe at "The Princess Grace Academie of Dance” in Monte Carlo. Later on she was asked to join "Les Ballets de Monte Carlo", Princess Caroline's newly formed company.

Through a collaboration with Kevin Haigen (Hamburg Ballet) she was contracted in London, and Hamburg. In London she had the thrill of being asked to play for Nureyev, for a private class, and Makarova who was guesting with The London Festival Ballet. In 1987 Lisa moved to New York City where she climbed the ballet scene ladder finally getting in to SAB, Juilliard, Alvin Ailey and The Feld Ballet.

In 1990, she moved to Seattle, to catch the wave of the highly successful Pacific Northwest Ballet Company. Being surrounded by the beauty of nature, Lisa started recording her music for ballet classes, with Dave Dysart at Triad Studios.

Five years later, she yearned for the European scene again, and was lucky to be given a contract by Spain’s foremost choreographer Nacho Duato.

Lisa has just finished her 25th recording for ballet which is selling, along with her previous releases, at stores all over the world: Dance Books, Sylvia, and Milba in Japan, Menkes and Maty in Spain, as well as your finer dance shops across the USA.

Lisa has currently been working for the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet and Compania de Nacional de Danza when they were in Seattle. She also gives accompanist workshops to those interested in learning more about ballet accompanying.

CD titles by Lisa Harris

Order # Title Pianist Teacher Format
LH02C Lisa Harris-My Favorite Ballet Class CD Lisa Harris N/A CD
LH03C Lisa Harris-Solo Piano CD Lisa Harris N/A CD
LH04C Lisa Harris-Variations CD Lisa Harris N/A CD
LH05C Lisa Harris-Pas de Chat Lisa Harris N/A CD
LH06C Lisa Harris-Apres le Plie CD Lisa Harris N/A CD
LH07C Lisa Harris-In Sync CD Lisa Harris N/A CD
LH08C Lisa Harris-Christmas Dance CD Lisa Harris N/A CD
LH09C Lisa Harris-Micky's Kiss CD Lisa Harris N/A CD
LH10C Lisa Harris-Magic Wand CD Lisa Harris N/A CD
LH11C Lisa Harris-Etudes CD Lisa Harris N/A CD
LH12C Lisa Harris-Impressions CD Lisa Harris N/A CD
LH13C Lisa Harris-Water Dance CD Lisa Harris N/A CD
LH14C Lisa Harris-Ballet Technique CD Lisa Harris N/A CD
LH15C Lisa Harris-Backstage CD Lisa Harris N/A CD
LH16C Lisa Harris-Pink Tights CD Lisa Harris N/A CD
LH17C Lisa Harris-Steinway's Favorites CD Lisa Harris N/A CD
LH18C Lisa Harris-Tendu CD Lisa Harris N/A CD
LH19C Lisa Harris-Arabesque Lisa Harris N/A CD
LH20C Lisa Harris-Collection CD Lisa Harris N/A CD
LH23C Lisa Harris-Artistry in Motion CD Lisa Harris N/A CD
LH24C Lisa Harris-Ballet Elegance CD Lisa Harris N/A CD
LH26C Lisa Harris-Company Class CD Lisa Harris N/A CD
LHBB Lisa Harris-Broadway Ballet CD Lisa Harris N/A CD
LHBJ Lisa Harris-Ballet Jewels CD Lisa Harris N/A CD
LHPAB Lisa Harris - Princess at the Ballet CD Lisa Harris N/A CD

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