Lisa Bagley is currently the Director of Choral Activities at Westwood Regional Middle School in Westwood, New Jersey. She began teaching in the Westwood School District in 2000 and in her tenure has directed the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade choruses, the High School Concert Choir, Cardinal Chorus and Chamber Singers. Her choirs have traveled extensively across the United States and Europe and have consistently earned Excellent and Superior Ratings at festival. The groups have performed in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio, Florida, Hawaii, Austria, and Italy.
Lisa received her Bachelors Degree in Music Education with a concentration in piano and voice from William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey and also holds a Master of Arts degree in Music Education from Columbia University Teachers College in New York City. She has served as guest conductor for the 2009 Bergen County NJ Middle School Chorus, the 2014 Morris County NJ Honors Choir, and the 2017 North Jersey Junior High Region SSA Choir. Lisa is also the Music Director at Nauraushaun Presbyterian Church in Pearl River, New York.
Travel has been a constant passion for Lisa both in her work and personal life. Providing travel experiences for her students has been one of her greatest joys as an educator. She views working with other educators to help provide this experience for their students as the next step in developing this passion. Some of her favorite personal travel destinations include New Orleans, Disney World and Disneyland, Mexico, and Ireland!
Lisa currently resides in New City, New York with her husband Mickey, son Sean, and kitty Jeter. When not working and traveling she can be seen singing with the Rockland Camerata in Pearl River, New York.