About Alisa Black
Alisa Black is an operatic soprano who resides in the Central Texas area. She is originally from Houston, Texas, where she began her musical journey in her late teenage years.
Miss Black received a bachelor’s degree of Music in Vocal Performance at Texas State University. In the past, she has covered the notable role of Pamina, from Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, at Texas State University’s Opera Theatre program in Spring 2019. Since then, she has performed roles such as 1st alms sister from Suor Angelica (2020), Ida in scenes Rewritten (2021) at Texas State University. In the past, she has been a judge for the Texas German Contest for German Art songs. Most recently, she performed Second spirit in the Chicago Summer Opera Production of Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte(2022), and assistant directed/stage managed Texas State University’s Opera production of Handel’s Serse(2022).
Alisa Black began her teaching career through an Austin non profit organization called Kids in a New Groove, that works with teaching music lessons for kids in the foster care system. It was through that program that Miss Black found a deep love and appreciation for what music does for young musicians. Over the years, she has taught students as young as 5 years old and as old as 54 years old with varying levels of skill. She specializes in classical repertoire but additionally teaches Jazz, pop, and musical theatre to her students. Alisa believes music should be accessible to everyone no matter their background. She teaches from the heart and believes great musicians are taught with kindness, patience and understanding. She wants her students to enjoy their lessons as music, at its core, is meant to be fun, stress relieving and healing!
In her free time, Miss Black loves to workout and go sit in nature. She also spends time painting for people and businesses. In the future, Alisa plans to continue operating her private studio of students and looks forward to performing live on stages again.