Lisa Sain Odom

Lisa Sain Odom

Lisa Sain Odom is an Assistant Professor of Vocal Studies and Musical Theatre at Clemson University and is an opera and musical theatre singer and stage/film actor. She holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Vocal Performance from the University of South Carolina and has taught both classical and musical theatre/contemporary voice at Western Carolina University and North Greenville University. She has sung opera and musical theatre in Europe and the U.S., and her students perform on Broadway, on cruise ships, in regional theatre, at Disney World, and on American Idol. To find out more and get in touch, visit

Becoming Belle

We all have dreams about what we might achieve in a performing career. For Rebekah Casad, it was to become a Disney Princess. Read on for tips from Rebekah about making your Disney dreams come true!

Teaching Group Voice Lessons

Teaching group voice lessons can be a lucrative and rewarding activity for voice teachers. Learn more about how to implement this into your voice studio and ways to find success teaching in a group setting.

Making the Most of Your College Experience as a Performing Artist

Four years at college can go by all too quickly considering the years you spend preparing, time you use auditioning, and energy you devote to deciding on the perfect music program. Here are a few suggestions to make the most of your time in those four years once you arrive.

Sangeeta Kaur: Merging Genres to Center Herself

Soprano Sangeeta Kaur tells CS how she merged experiences in opera and other genres, and the wisdom and welcome she found across communities to create successful new music as a classical crossover artist. 

Get Into the College of Your Dreams

So, you want to major in voice in college and you want to nail that entrance audition? As a university voice professor who has had years of hearing hundreds of college vocal auditions, here are my top suggestions for how to best prepare for your audition and get into the program of your dreams!