Lissa Ray

Lissa is in her 10th year of “retirement” after a teaching full time for thirty years. Her teaching experience spans preschool to adults. She is now teaching music to three to six year olds and junior high at Mercy Montessori Center in Cincinnati. She holds a Bachelor's Degree from Western Michigan University and a Master's Degree from Indiana University. She has completed her Orff Schulwerk Certification as well as Master Classes and Orff Curriculum. She attended the summer course at the Orff Institut in Salzburg, Austria. Lissa is a Movement and Recorder Instructor for OS Teacher Training.
Lissa has presented at several American Orff Schulwerk Association national conferences and chapter workshops across the country. With the help of MMB Music she developed a series of Orff instrument repair videos that are available on She has repaired instruments for several local school districts
Lissa has been active member of the Greater Cincinnati American Orff-Schulwerk Chapter since 1987. She recently served as one of the Local Conference Chairs for the 2018 AOSA Professional Development Conference in Cincinnati. She has served on nationally on the AOSA National Board of Trustees as a Region Representative and member of Technology, Advocacy, and 50th Anniversary Conference Committees.