Lisa Richards CV


  • 2022 Aug  Single # 2 released with Video “Gravity” 
  • 2022 July  Began WTF tour dates 
  • 2022 July  1st single “Pebble in A Slingshot” released from Waiting to Fly 
  • 2022 Jan Completed recording first self produced album “Waiting To Fly” 
  • 2021 Sept Decided to record and produce 6 more songs to create a full album 
  • 2021 June 1st single released from self produced work “Houdini” continues to receive airplay. 
  • 2021 February completed the recording of 5 new songs as part of the HomeFront grant and submitted acquittal 
  • 2020 Awarded an ArtsACT Homefront Grant to learn to record and produce my own songs under the long distance mentorship of producer Kris Bradley in Los Angeles
  • 2020 Began releasing singles from ‘I Got a Story.’ Album #7 released in November 2020 
  • 2019 was successful in ArtsACT grant application to record a new album in NYC. 
  • Wrote, and recorded the album “I Got A Story’ in NYC as well as doing solo tour dates in the USA. 
  • 2018 March Began Patreon page writing, recording and making a video of 1 new song a month 
  • 1993 - 2021 Independent touring musician/singer/songwriter/ voice teacher/  Songwriting coach (NYC, Austin, Canberra) 
  • Toured as a - songwriter in Europe, UK, USA, Australia Recording studio sessions as a vocalist 
  • 2016 Recorded and Released CD “A Light from the Other Side” CD# 6 recorded with producer and musician Greg Walker (Produced CD’s by Paul Kelly, CW Stoneking, composer for film and television) 
  •  Song Water was added to rotation on ABC National Radio - Toured to support Album 
  • 2013 Released Beating of the Sun CD # 5 
  • 2012 Returned to live in Canberran after 22 years abroad 
  • 1996 - 1998 NYC Worked Part time as a PR assistant for Nancy Moon Public Relations ( Former Director of Communications at Madison Square Gardens) 
  • 1996 - 1998 NYC Worked at acclaimed music venue Tramps, with Booker Steve Weitzman 


Trained and studied privately with teachers and experts in a number of music related fields.  

  • 1983 -1990 Sydney Joyce Simmons Opera  
  •  1991 -1993 NYC: Patricia Carey (Mariah Carey’s Mother/teacher)  
  •  1993 -1996 NYC: Music Theory Gary Dial professor at Manhattan School of Music  
  • 1993 - 1996 NYC: Franni Burke Voice  ( whose clients included Madonna, Whitney Houston, Toni Braxton, Justin Timberlake).
  •  1996 -1999 NYC: Melissa Cross pioneer of the Zen of Screaming Vocal Technique  
  •  2008- 2010 AUSTIN TX and Los Angeles Songwriting with Pat Pattison professor at Berklee College of Music  
  •  2012 Dr Meribeth Dayme (Performance and Anatomy)  
  • 2017 Accent Breathing Method Dr Ron Morris  
  • 2020 - current Training online with female producer Kris Bradley @ Produce Like a  Boss  
  • 2021 - Today Continuing personal and teaching vocal training online with Tim Carson 
  • 2019 - Today songwriting practise writing at least one song every week  
  • 2020 Continued music business training in FaceBook Ads / Booking Agent skills /  online promotion  
  • 2021 Studied Production and recording online with Kris Bradley 


As an accomplished song-writer and performer, Lisa has toured in Australia, Europe and the USA.  

Recorded 8 CD’s independently: Primarily funded by grants, pre-selling albums, crowd funding and in-kind support by musicians and music producers  


  • Mid Atlantic Song Writing Competition,  
  • Billboard Song Contest,  
  • Telluride Bluegrass Troubadour Competition,  
  • The Rocky Mountain Folks Festival,  
  • Merlefest Song-writing Competition  
  • Mountain Stage.  
  • Official Showcases at SXSW and CMJ Music Festivals.  


  • Waiting to Fly October 2022
  • I Got A Story 2020  
  • A Light From The Other Side 2016
  • Beating of the Sun 2013  
  • Mad Mad Love 2007  
  • Fragments of Truth 2003
  • Undergroundling 2002  
  • Not Quite So Low 1998  


  • Bad Girls Don’t Cry 2009 (Universal)  
  • Mad Love Sweet Love 2009 (Universal)
  • Songs from Amy’s House 2008 (Warner Music)