Lisa Bloy (Associate Director) is delighted to be working with Shakespeare Opera Theater again. She has been a regular with the company since very early in it’s existence, coaching and sometimes conducting, and at other times playing in the orchestra. She has also been involved with Loudoun Lyric Opera and with George Mason University’s opera program. She is currently a vocal coach at GMU, and in the past, has been on the faculties at Pennsylvania State University, Olivet College, and Blue Lake Fine Arts and has served as music director at Atlantic Music Festival in Maine, and locally, at the Bethesda Summer Music Festival. She holds degrees from Oberlin Conservatory, Pennsylvania State University, and Michigan State University. She is an active recitalist in the area, both as a soloist and a collaborative pianist. She resides in Haymarket, VA with her husband and two children.