Lise’s past performances,
resume and discography


Saratoga Romance, 2009, Saratoga Faire (Frank Orsini, Lise Winne, Jeff Belding and Jim Lestrange with special guests Rick Eckberg and John Cromie). Recorded, mixed and mastered by John Kribs at Blue Line Records. Produced by John Kribs and Saratoga Faire. 

The Goldenrod, 2004, Lise Winne (with Jeff Belding, Joe Davoli, Rick Eckberg, Scott Petito, Jason Kessler, Brian Melick, Jim Lestrange and Mark Gardner). Recorded, mixed and mastered by Scott Petito at NRS Studio. Additional tracking by William Russell and Matthew Saccuccimorano at Electric Wilburland Studio and Sean Flynn at Spirit 11. Produced by Scott Petito and Lise Winne. Made possible, in part, by a grant from the New York Foundation for the Arts.

Wing’d With Hopes, 2001, Lise Winne with the Spirites Consort (with Jeff Belding, Joe Davoli, Rick Eckberg,  Brian Melick, Scott Petito and Cole Broderick ). Recorded by Sean Flynn at Spirit 11, Alfred Grunwell at Marsland Recording Studio, and Scott Petito at NRS Studio. Mixed and mastered by Scott Petito at NRS. Produced by Scott Petito and Lise Winne .

Come To Me In Dreams, 1998, Lise Winne (with Joel Patterson, Robin Osgood, Doug Klein, John Savlov, Tim Sawicki and Robin Lehleitner). Recorded and mixed by Joel Patterson at Mountaintop Studios. Mastered by Scott Petito at NRS Studio. Produced by Lise Winne and Joel Patterson.

Christmastime, 1996, Lise Winne and Joel Patterson. Recorded by Joel Patterson at Mountaintop Studios Produced by Lise Winne and Joel Patterson.    

Promotional and Demo Recordings

Saratoga Faire Promotional CD ( Lise Winne , Jim Lestrange, Frank Orsini , Jeff Belding). Song list included Silkie, Brian Boru’s March, Silver Dagger and LaRue’s Lament (these were eventually used and re-mastered for the "Saratoga Romance" CD).
Lise Winne and Jason Kessler. Song list included Come Again, What If I Never Speed, If My Complaints Could Passions Move, Come Heavy Sleep.
Lise Winne and Jason Kessler Live at Barnes and Nobles Bookstore. Genres included classical and Christmas.
Lise Winne, Robin Osgood, Beth Leamond and Mark Gardner Live at Border’s Bookstore and First Night Albany. Genres included Americana, folk, originals and fiddle tunes from Appalachia and Ireland.
The Song Wizards ( Lise Winne, Joel Patterson and Robin Osgood). Song list included The Water Is Wide, Scarborough Faire and Wildwood Flower. 
Lise Winne. Song list included My Thoughts Are Wing’d With Hopes, All Ye Whom Love or Fortune Hath Betrayed, Tell Me True Love, Thinkest Thou Then By Thy Feigning, Greensleaves (some of the multi-tracks of 2 of these songs were used for the Wing’d With Hopes CD)
Lise Winne Solo and Live at the Mediaeval Faire at the Cathedral of All Saints.
Lise Winne and Joel Patterson. Song list included White Room, The End, Tomorrow Never Knows, She Said She Said, Help, Dock of the Bay, Box of Rain, Sweet Baby James, Birds, While My Guitar Gently Weeps
Lise Winne and Joel Patterson Live. 5 live performance CDs. Genres included acoustic rock and pop, Christmas, folk and originals.
Lise Winne and Tim Sawicki. Song list included: Wish It Would Rain, Front Porch, Shenandoah, Shady Grove, Thinkest Thou Then By Thy Feigning, If My Complaints Could Passions Move.
Lise Winne Live at YOURS in Schenectady, NY. Genres included acoustic rock, folk and guitar instrumentals.    

Music Video

Scarborough Faire featuring Lise Winne and Tim Sawicki, produced by Jumpcut Productions and Mountaintop Studios.


New York Foundation for the Arts (full grant), 1999, for the Goldenrod CD.

Other notable successes

The Goldenrod CD: on the list of recommended CDs at CD Baby in the New Age Adult Alternative category. 
Wing'd With Hopes
CD: on the list of the top selling Renaissance CDs at CD Baby. 

Performances at Art centers, museums, libraries and other state/national grant funded concerts

The Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY; Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls, NY; Inlet Concert Series at Arrowhead Park, Inlet, NY; Sandisfield Art Center, Sandisfield, MA; Mohawk Valley Center for the Arts, Little Falls, NY; Millbrook Center for the Arts, Millbrook, NY; Inlet Concert Series at Arrowhead Park, Inlet, NY; Schroon Lake Arts Council Concert Series, Schroon Lake, NY; Saratoga Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY; Nassau Public Library, Nassau, NY; Canajoharie Public Library (Van Alstyne Homestead), Canajoharie, NY; Cobleskill Concerts In the Park, Cobleskill, NY; Golding Park Café, Cobleskill, NY

Performances at Concert Series, Concert Halls and Folk Music Coffeehouses

Troy Music Hall, Troy, NY; North Pointe Concert Hall (Christmas concert) and North Point Coffeehouse Concert Series (folk music concert), Kinderhook, NY; Fish House Community Concert Series, Northville, NY; Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs, NY; Happy Endings Coffeehouse, Syracuse, NY; Kingsbury Coffeehouse, Kingsbury, NY; The Olde Courthouse Café, Hudson Falls, NY; Eighth Step Coffeehouse, Albany, NY; St. Paul’s Coffeehouse, Albany, NY; Wiawaka Holiday House, Lake George, NY; various Unitarian Church Concert Series and Woodsongs coffeehouses.

Performances at Festivals

Irish 2000 Festival, Altamont, NY; Festival of the Lakes, Lake Placid, NY; The Dance Flurry Festival, Saratoga Springs, NY; Tulip Festival, Albany, NY; Canal Days, Little Falls, NY; Inlet Fall Festival, Inlet, NY; Art on Lark Street, Albany, NY; Altamont Fair, Altamont, NY; Riverfest, Albany, NY; 2nd and 3rd Irish Music and Arts Festival, Glens Falls Civic Center, Glens Falls, NY; and other assorted festivals including many more music festivals, arts and craft fairs, wine and fine foods festivals, flower shows, strawberry festivals, maple festivals, autumn festivals, Caffe Lena’s folkathon festivals, Kribstock festivals (Hadley, NY), country fairs, farmers markets, festivals for charities, a Victorian Tea Festival, an air show, several Speak Out conferences with concert at the College of Saint Rose (St. Joseph's Hall), and (listed below) some first nights, Victorian Streetwalks and Renaissance faires.

Performances at First Nights and Victorian Streetwalks

First Night International Conference and Showcase, City Center, Saratoga Springs, NY; First Night Albany, Albany, NY (1994 – 1999), First Night Saratoga, Saratoga Springs, NY (2000 – 2004, 2007, 2009); Victorian Stroll, Troy, NY (1993 – 1999); Victorian Streetwalk, Saratoga Springs, NY (1995 – 2009)

Performances at Renaissance Faires

Sienna College Renaissance Faire, Loudonville, NY; College of Saint Rose Alumni Renaissance Faire, Albany, NY; Medieval Faire at the Cathedral of All Saints, Albany, NY; Killington Renaissance Faire, Killington, VT

Performances for Cruises

Natalie Todd and Chippewa Boat Cruises, Bar Harbor, ME

Performances for Live Radio and Television

Northeastern Public Radio, WAMC, WSYR (Channel 9, interview and concert footage), WSPN, WRPI, CAT-TV, Schenectady Cable Network.

Performances at Bookstores

Borders Bookstores (Albany, Saratoga and Colonie, NY branches), Barnes and Noble Bookstores (Albany and Syracuse, NY branches), Walden Books (featured for the Wilton Mall Christmas Festival, Wilton, NY).

Performances at Restaurants, Coffee Shops and Bars

Lise has played a lot of these over the years, especially in the nineties as a solo and in various duos and bands. Venues were located in New England, the Adirondacks, eastern New York and are too numerous to list but some of the ones that are memorable and distinctive to Lise are listed below:
The Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs, NY (Lise has played a wide assortment of music on this stage over the years)
The Loft in Troy, NY, a large upstairs gallery/performance venue with brightly colored swirl-y painted walls and cutting edge art (even the stage was painted!) and refreshments served in hand thrown expressively decorated bowls, plates and tilted coffee cups.
YOURS  in Schenectady, NY where Lise discovered the owners had built a very classy concert hall on the second floor over their bar. Singer/guitarist Miche Fambro and Lise were featured there in a concert once the discovery was made (recorded live by Mark Rabin).
The Olde Bryan Inn in Saratoga Springs, NY, a 1600s dwelling with stone walls and huge fireplaces converted into a classy Inn with great food
McGrath’s Irish Pub at the Inn at Long Trail in Killington, Vermont where Lise performed with Irish/maritime group, Skuttlebutt
Performances with Adirondack singer/songwriter Peggy Lynn (formerly Eyres) at a number of venues (names forgotten) in the Capital District.
Other memorable performances include Testa’s Restaurant, Bar Harbor, ME; Fire and Water, Northampton, MA; All Days and Onions, Bennington, VT.
Included at the very beginning of Lise’s career were a few years of weekly performances at such places as The Back Door Café, Glens Falls, NY; Stephanie’s Restaurant, Albany, NY and Starbucks (Niskayuna, Colonie, Latham, Saratoga, Schenectady and Albany, NY chapters); and monthly performances at Caffe Lena (where Lise was an open mike host for a number of years); The Summit Café in Chatham, NY; Uncommon Grounds near the Albany SUNY campus; The Pedestrian Cafe in Schenectady, NY across from the Union College campus, and Professor Java’s in Colonie, NY

Lise has also performed for weddings, house concerts, private parties, art openings and church functions.