Lisa Peterson has been a Board Certified Music Therapist since 1992. She has worked in a variety of settings with older adults, including those with dementia, developmental disabilities and psychiatric disorders. She’s made music with seniors from Texas to New York, from Europe to South America and all the way to Oregon! She has also performed professionally as accordionist, flutist and backup vocalist with internationally touring world music ensemble The Just Desserts from 2006-2011.
Lisa enjoys bringing out the musician in everyone! She uses the accordion or piano to facilitate group music making. Seniors are invited to participate by singing, listening, playing instruments or dancing. Lisa creates an inviting and joyful atmosphere by using familiar songs and high quality instruments that are easy to play.