Elyssa Carlisle

Children's & Youth Choir Director

Elyssa has lived in central Illinois her whole life and has been in Springfield for 19 years. She serves Springfield First as the Children's & Youth Choir Director. A graduate from the Wheaton Conservatory of Music, Elyssa enjoys teaching private voice and piano lessons, as well as directing the 3rd-6th grade choir (OneSong) and the youth choir (OneVoice) at the church. She is an extrovert who loves hearing people's stories, eating dark chocolate, enjoying a good cup of coffee, and watching youth come to know Jesus as their personal Savior. She also loves the Director of Worship Arts! (Yes, she and Chase are married!) Elyssa and Chase have 3 boys: Emerson, Alistair, and Truman.

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