Lila began piano lessons at age 6, flute at age 10, and sang from a very young age. She participated in All-State and All-New England Choirs during high school, and sang with The Duke University Chorale and Out of the Blue, a women’s a cappella group at Duke University. She was also a member of the Peninsula Women’s Chorus in Palo Alto, California. Lila received a Bachelor of Arts in Music from the University of Montana, where she focused on voice, composition, music technology and music theory. She performed in Puccini’s opera “Suor Angelica”, and has also performed in “Jesus Christ Superstar”, “The Fantasticks” and “Once Upon a Mattress.” She has also sung with Missoula’s premier a cappella ensemble, Dolce Canto.