Lisa Schonberg will be performing a solo set on drum kit at Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival. She is a musician, writer, artist and natural historian. Lisa earned her Masters in Environmental Studies at the Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA. Her work integrates her interests through creative documentation and analysis of soundscapes, insects, and habitat. She composes place-based pieces for her percussion ensemble Secret Drum Band and performs in the band Explode into Colors. Lisa is the author of The DIY Guide to Drums and Fieldguided, a series of books on insects and their habitats. Most recently, she documented the native Hawaiian bees in an illustrated text and percussion compositions called The Hylaeus Project. Lisa co-directs the artist collective Environmental Impact Statement, which interjects art into environmental policy concerning public lands. She is a regular contributor to Tom Tom Magazine and is the magazine’s Northwest Correspondent. Her past bands include STLS and Kickball, and she has performed with DUBAIS, Thao With The Get Down Stay Down, Mirah, Tara Jane Oneil, Tuneyards, Erase Errata, and The Need. She has performed at MOMA PS1, the Centre Pompidou, High Desert Test Sites, The Los Angeles Museum of Natural History, TBA Festival, and Michigan Womyn’s Music Fest. Lisa lives in Portland, Oregon and teaches private drum lessons at Revival Drum Shop.
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