LISA SHEPPARD HADLEY
Lisa Sheppard Hadley has performed extensively throughout New England. She has appeared as alto soloist for several area churches and choral groups, including King’s Chapel, Boston, Hancock Church, Lexington, Temple Emanu-el, Marblehead, and currently Church on the Hill in Boston. Ms. Hadley has also sung with the Boston Baroque, The Academy of Arts, Science and Letters, Cambridge, WGBH, Boston, First Night, Concord, NH, St. John Music Series, Beverly Farms, and Monadnock Music Festival, Peterborough and Wilton, NH. In addition to performing with the co-founded duo “The Sheppard Sisters”, Lisa currently sings with two professional vocal ensembles, Labyrinth Choir and Capella Clausura, and performs as soloist with Joyful Noyse, an early music ensemble. Since 2013, she performed several joint concerts with her sister at the Ames Free Library, Easton, The Church on the Hill, Boston, The Oakes Ames Memorial Hall, Easton, The Old Town Church in North Attleboro, Christ Congregational Church, Brockton, St. Paul’s Church, Dedham, St. Mark’s Church, Easton and twice with The Cranberry Coast Concert Series in Attleboro and Wareham. Four of these programs were awarded Massachusetts Cultural Council grants.
Additionally, Lisa was alto soloist for “Passion”, a Mark Morgan original re-telling at the Hancock Church in Lexington, and the 2015 “Organ Spooktacular” at the Grace Episcopal Church in Norwood. She was also singer in residence throughout the 2013 Tanglewood summer season. Performing with Cranberry Coast Concerts, in Attleboro and Wareham, she performed the alto solos in two performances of the Mozart Requiem and the finale of Beethoven’s ninth symphony, which was transcribed for soloists, chorus and four hand piano, summer of 2015, and premiered the role of Delores in the original musical “Always Remember” by Marilyn Morales, summer of 2016. “The Sheppard Sisters” next concert, “Let’s Go”, will be performed at several New England venues during the 2016/17 concert season. Her education was received at the New England and San Francisco Conservatories.