NOTEWORTHY DUO is an Internationally acclaimed flute and guitar duo with a vision to reach a non-classical audience, inspire the classical listener, and to touch just one life with a “noteworthy" performance. Noteworthy’s interest in South American Music can be heard throughout their extensive flute and guitar repertoire. Their newest CD entitled, “As In Dreams…Reflections for flute and guitar" has received rave reviews from the classical music community. The Victorian Flute Guild Magazine hails it “enchanting, mystical and breathtaking!"

Founder and flutist of Noteworthy Duo, Dr. Lisa Schroeder is an Altus Flutes performing artist. Equally at home on flute, alto flute, bass flute and piccolo, Lisa has been described as an “…exceptionally fine musician who can play anything with pizzazz, precision and feeling…" (Michael Daugherty, composer). In 2015, Ms. Schroeder received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree in flute performance and pedagogy from the University of Iowa, where she was awarded the prestigious Iowa Performance Fellowship. She also holds flute performance degrees from the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at California State University Long Beach (M.M.) and Middle Tennessee State University (B.M.).

José Luis Merlin is a world-renowned guitarist, professor, and composer from Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has published more than 12 recordings in USA, Japan, Austria and Argentina and has made more than thirty international tours. José Luis Merlin’s compositions are included in studio programs at universities and conservatories, heard in movie soundtracks, played and recorded by musicians around the world, and have received critical acclaim in the music press. For more information please visit