Originally from Colorado, USA, Lisa Rogers has been on faculty at the Anton Rubinstein International Music Academy since 2014. She has held the position of solo horn with the Düsseldorfer Symphoniker since 2012. In addition to her work in Düsseldorf, she is active in the international musical community through Chamber Music, Solo Performanes, and Teaching.
Her studies started at the University of Colorado, Boulder, where she studied with Michael Thornton, was awarded the Fiske Memorial Scholarship and was the first horn player to win the CU Concerto Competition. Ms. Rogers won her first job at the age of 19 as 3rd hornist with the Fort Collins Symphony Orchestra.
At the age of 21, she moved to New York to pursue her Master’s Degree at the Manhattan School of Music, where she was given a full-scholarship to study wit Jerome Ashby. During her studies, Ms. Rogers was an active Freelancer, became a founding member of the Aeros Woodwind Quintet, and two days after she completed her degree, won a job as Co-Principal horn of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, where she played from 2006-2010.
Ms. Rogers has been living in Germany since 2010. She first played one season as Associate Principal horn with the Heidelberg Theater and Orchestra, before accepting her current position in Düsseldorf.