Lis Addison is Composer, Vocalist, Keyboardist, Electronic Musician, and Dancer who creates and records music in her Singing Tree Studio.
She specializes in electronic and world music designed to inspire, empower and support healing for the individual and the natural world. Ms. Addison believes in the power of music to communicate and transform and is the Founding Director of Kinetic Voice (KiVo), a dance-song practice that promotes social cohesion, harnesses the power of sound healing in combination with dance and empowers individuals to voice their vision and value. Lis teaches at the Sound Healing Institute in San Francisco and online. Her Foundation, The Singing Tree Institute, provides support to rural communities in Kenya through the planting of food forests and the documentation of dance-songs that were traditionally used to bless crops. Addison has won awards from the Pacific Composer's Forum, Meet the Composer (NEA), The Global Music Awards and the Zone Music Reporter Awards. Her last three releases have been in the top 10 of the International Charts. Lis is a member of ASCAP and NARAS and holds a BA in music composition and an MFA in electronic music from Mills College. Her music has received favorable reviews in Africa, Canada, Europe, India, Korea, Mexico, Russia and the US. She has performed extensively throughout the United States. Addison has been invited to teach Electronic Music at Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya, as a Fulbright Scholarship finalist.