Posts by Lisa

Lisa Occhino Fox News CT

Live Interview & Performance on Fox News CT, 1/13

In case you missed it, here’s my live interview and performance of “You Will Never Understand,” my song that won first place in the 2012 John Lennon Scholarship songwriting competition, on the morning news!

Student Wins John Lennon Prize (, 12/12)

Click here to read the article featured on the homepage of in December 2012.

Scholarship Competition Reaffirms Local Musician’s Direction (The Stamford Times, 12/12)

Click here to read the full article online.

Featured Member: New York Songwriters Collective

Thank you so much to Peter Bliss and the New York Songwriters Collective for making me your featured member!

Lisa Occhino

Repost from Berklee Blogs: Student Wins First Place in BMI’s John Lennon Scholarship Competition

I was asked by to write a piece on how Berklee impacted my songwriting, and how it ultimately led to winning the BMI John Lennon Scholarship songwriting competition.

Lisa Occhino wins 1st place in 2012 BMI John Lennon Songwriting Competition

Now that it’s official on BMI’s website, I am ecstatic to announce that I’ve won first place and $10,000 in the 2012 John Lennon Songwriting Competition!

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