Lisa Perry began her musical studies at a young age studying piano with Joyce Langford. She played clarinet in the Barrie Central Band under the direction of Morley Calvert and graduated from The University of Western Ontario and The University of Toronto. She studied clarinet with Jerome Summers, flute with Jamie Thompson and oboe with Parry Bauman.
In 1988, Perry joined the staff at Barrie Central where she continues to teach music. She leads the Senior Concert Band and looks forward to many more musically successful years at her alma mater: Barrie Central.