Retired Assistant Director of Bands, Hilliard Bradley High School;
Retired Hilliard City Schools Music Technology Specialist
Associate Director, The Oho State University Marching Band
Staff Arranger, The Ohio State University Marching Band
Member Since: 1984
Lisa Galvin is a 1984 graduate of The Ohio State University, where she was a member of the OSU Concert Band, Horn Ensemble and a 5 year member of the Marching Band. She was selected to perform in the 1984 Olympic All-American Marching Band and the 1982 EPCOT All-American Marching Band for the Grand Opening Ceremonies.
She has taught in the Ohio public school systems of Reynoldsburg and Hilliard for the past 27 years, and her school bands have been invited to perform at the state and national levels. Her professional memberships include Phi Beta Mu International Bandmasters’ Fraternity; the American School Band Directors Association; Pi Kappa Lambda National Music Honor Society, and she is listed in ‘Who’s Who’ for 2010.
Lisa has a thriving arranging career, and she has been in the spotlight in recent years as a staff arranger for The Ohio State University Marching Band. Her shows are popular and beloved by TBDBITL Directors and band members, and her music can be heard on recordings by both the OSU Marching Band and the Brass Band of Columbus.
Lisa is a founding member of the Brass Band of Columbus and served as the Band Chairperson and Newsletter co-editor for many years. Additionally, she performs as solo hornist with the Athena Brass Band, comprised of all women from across the country.
Lisa and her husband Joe, also a BBC musician, run Charnette Publications —a music arranging and desktop publishing company. They reside in Hilliard with their two dogs “Buckeye” and “Quincy”.