Lisa Oman is a trained classical musician and lifelong advocate of music and music education. Lisa’s professional career has focused on the administration and management of nonprofit organizations. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Gonzaga University, a professional certificate in Arts Management from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a professional certificate in Executive Leadership from Cornell University.

Lisa brings fifteen years of senior-level experience in financial and administrative leadership for large nonprofit organizations. Lisa is a loyal and committed advocate for the relevance of contemporary music in our society and is thrilled to provide her expertise to support the talented performers, composers, and students that are part of the SFCMP community. Lisa is the founder of Composers and Schools, a nationwide organization whose aim is to engage high school students in the concepts, techniques and skills underlying contemporary music composition.

Lisa leads the organization’s financial planning, fundraising initiatives, and strategic planning; in addition, she oversees artistic operations, and directs the organization’s productions, media, educational initiatives, and marketing. Lisa was appointed as SFCMP’s Executive Director in 2015.