WELCOME NATHAN: Nathan Trahan is the new organist at Broadmoor United Methodist. He is also the Director of Choral Activities at Ruston High School as well as the Associate Conductor of the Monroe Symphony Chorus. Before beginning doctoral study at Ole Miss in 2010, he served as Director of Choral Activities at West Ridge Middle School in West Monroe while pursuing a Masters Degree at The Florida State University in its Summer Masters Program. This was completed in 2010. Also during this time, he was Director of Music and Organist at Jesus, the Good Shepherd Catholic Church and served as Associate Conductor of the Monroe Symphony Orchestra Chorus from its creation in 2005. Mr. Trahan received his Bachelors Degree at the University of Louisiana at Monroe in 2006. While Trahan has served congregations in Arkansas and Mississippi as Director of Music and/or Organist, he has also served several congregations in Louisiana. His most recent position was Associate Director of Music/Organist at Northminster Church in Monroe. Church music has always been an important part of Trahan’s life work and he is excited to join the music ministry team at Broadmoor United Methodist Church.
WELCOME LISA: Lisa Lee Phifer, a native of West Monroe, is a Mom, teacher of voice and piano, and a grateful singer and performer. She sang with the Contemporary Christian group Truth and has performed under contract with the Northeast Louisiana Arts Council for many years, touring with Dr. Corey Trahan, Dr. Richard Seiler, Julian Jones and many other talented and accomplished musicians. Stage credits include Pamina in The Magic Flute, Rose in Street Scenes - Weill, Kathey Seldon in Singing in the Rain, and most recently she was the evil Miss Andrews in Mary Poppins. Teaching vocal and piano instruction for twenty-plus years, she has had the enormous pleasure of watching young musicians grow and achieve their dreams and goals. Lisa is a Vocal Performance graduate of ULM. A lifelong church musician, Lisa can not wait to begin this new journey at Broadmoor United Methodist Church as the Music Ministry Assistant focusing on Children’s and Youth Music!