Lisa Forkish is an Oakland-based vocalist/composer/educator and a graduate of Berklee College of Music. She has been singing, producing, teaching and arranging for a cappella since 2002 and got her start as music director for the University of Oregon’s award-winning female a cappella group Divisi, featured in GQ editor Mickey Rapkin’s best-selling book “Pitch Perfect” and later made into a box office smash hit. Currently, Lisa is on Vocal Music faculty at Oakland School for the Arts where she is founder and director of the school’s acclaimed a cappella group Vocal Rush, two-time ICHSA Champions and one of the 10 competing groups on Season 4 of NBC’s hit a cappella reality show, “The Sing-Off,” scheduled to air December 9th, 2013. Lisa is also an award-winning arranger and one of the founding members of this year’s breakout all-female group, The Riveters: www.artistecard.com/theriveters. Lisa is also one of the founders of the Women’s A Cappella Association (WACA) a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and celebrating women in a cappella. As an educator and advocate for a cappella in the schools, Lisa is thrilled and honored to serve on the AEA team representing California! More info can be found at www.lisaforkish.com.
Lisa wants to help you with your a cappella group in California. Contact her today!