High School Jazz Band

High School Jazz Band Clinician


Lisa Hittle
Friends University

Lisa Hittle is Professor Emeritus at Friends University where she was Director of Jazz Programs for 30 years. Lisa taught and/or oversaw two full jazz ensembles, several jazz combos, jazz improvisation classes, jazz pedagogy and literature and applied saxophone. Ms. Hittle is an alumnus of the Stan Kenton Orchestra, an active jazz musician in the Wichita area and adjudicator/clinician throughout the mid-west. The Wichita Arts Council selected Lisa as the 2006 Wichita Arts Educator of the Year and the Wichita Jazz Festival selected her in 2012 to receive the Homer Osborne award for outstanding contributions to jazz education.
Cooper Neil
Pittsburg High School
1978 E 4th Street
Pittsburg, KS 66762
w: 620-235-3200