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Lisa Dawson; MM, DA Prof. Music lisa.dawson@indwes.edu


Dr. Dawson teaches Applied Voice, Opera Theater and other vocal courses at IWU. She has performed a wide variety of operatic roles including Angelica in Puccini's Suor Angelica and Rosalinda in Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss. She also served as a staff soloist at Shakertown, Pleasant Hill, Kentucky, where she recorded a live CD of Shaker music along with her national presentations of Shaker Lecture Recitals.

Educational Background:

  • A.B., 1987, Anderson University
  • M.M., 1992, University of Kentucky
  • D.A., 2008, Ball State University


  • Shaker Music
  • Music and Worship
  • Music and Social Services (Including Music Therapy)
  • Soprano Roles of Richard Wagner