Lisa Tatum is currently pursuing a Master of Music in Wind Conducting at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA where she serves as a graduate teaching assistant for the band department. She holds a Master of Music in Trombone Performance from the University of Utah and a Bachelor of Science in Music Education from the University of Alabama.
During her time at Alabama, she served as a section leader and then later a teaching assistant for the “Million Dollar Band.” At Utah, she served as a graduate teaching assistant for the “Marching Utes.” Lisa taught junior high and high school band in the greater Houston area at Galena Park ISD from 2012-2015, and La Porte ISD from 2015-2018. She was a member of the Troopers, Bluecoats, and Oregon Crusaders brass staff. She is currently the Brass Caption Head at The Academy Drum & Bugle Corps.
Lisa was a marching member in the baritone section at Carolina Crown from 2006-2008. In 2008 she joined the cast of “Odyssey” and all-female brass theater show that toured Japan. From 2015-2018 she played trombone for “Deep Steel Thunder,” the brass band of the NFL Houston Texans.