Pianist Lisa Bergman has collaborated in performances with many of today's most esteemed artists. With more than 60 engagements per season, she has appeared in concerts, festivals and conventions throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe and Asia. July 2001 found Bergman and cellist John Michel as featured, guest performers at the First Kobe International Cello Festival in Kobe, Japan. Bergman and violinist Ann Christensen were selected as 1996 American Artistic Ambassadors by the United States Information Agency to represent the U.S. on an eight-week tour of New Zealand, Nepal, Korea, Taiwan, Mongolia and China. She made her highly successful joint recital debut in Carnegie Recital Hall in 1983. She is a graduate of Juilliard, the State University of New York at Stony Brook and the University of Washington, cum laude. Bergman served as an Artist in Residence on the University of Washington Music Faculty from 1989-1999. As a recording artist she has released five CDs. Bergman is Executive Director of NOISE (Northwest Opera in Schools, Etc) and is Artistic Director for the Mostly Nordic Chamber Music Series in Seattle, Washington. She is a co-host of The Greenroom (a classical music program) on KOHO Radio, Leavenworth. Find Ms. Bergman on the web at www.LisaBergman.com.