Lisa Miles is a creative artist of 25+ years from Pittsburgh PA. Uniquely blending the arts and humanities, she composes and performs, is the author of two books and a personal and professional development consultant. She has a B.A. in English and Applied Music minor (Youngstown State). Grants have included Meet the Composer and PA Arts & Humanities Initiative; recent recognition has been inclusion in John Shelton Ivany’s “Top 21” (Natl. News Bureau). Her music caught the attention of harpist Anne LeBaron in the late 1990s and the two collaborated, including at the University of Pittsburgh’s Inside the Edge. Among others, Lisa has worked with choreographers Jose Bustamante, David Parsons, H.T. Chen and performance artist Animal X and has presented solo performance at Philadelphia’s Fringe Fest, the Andy Warhol Museum and The Mattress Factory. Her score for Bowl Dance was spotlighted at a Boston video festival, Argentinian film festival and Toronto Moving Pictures Festival. She has played professionally with the Moirae Trio and numerous symphonies since ’85, as well as major avant-garde works with the Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall, Boston’s Symphony Hall and The Kennedy Center.