Lisl Kuutti Doughton is pursuing a Master's in Cello Performance and is a member of the Hayes Graduate String Ensemble. She received her B.A. in Music and Art from Furman University in 2011. In addition to playing cello, Lisl is a colored pencil artist who incorporates original poems in her art. She has lived in Raleigh and Atlanta as well as Osaka, Japan, where she gave a solo recital and played in a community orchestra.