Lisl Kuutti Doughton is the Administrative Assistant for Communications in the Hayes School of Music, serving as the Communications Liaison. She manages the HSOM's website and social media, writes articles about HSOM people and events, creates graphics, and edits and publishes the newsletter, "Keeping Time with the Hayes School of Music".
Doughton is also the Program Manager for the Community Music School, managing aspects of registration, policies, advertising, budgets, and payroll.
In addition to her administrative work, Doughton teaches cello through the Community Music School. She plays regularly for weddings and events in the High Country, Charlotte, and Asheville and has performed with orchestras and given solo recitals in the USA and Japan (where she taught English in 2011-2012). She is also a professional artist, working mainly in drawing media. Doughton received her M.M. in Cello Performance from Appalachian State University in 2019 and her B.A. in Music and Art from Furman University in 2011.