Owner and Luthier
Rissa is the owner and proprietor of Stonehouse Music and Repair. Rissa is a certified Luthier from the Eastern School of Fretted Instrument Repair. Active in the New Jersey DIY music scene, Rissa founded Stonehouse on the vision of providing local musicians with quality musical equipment and services to help make art that fosters community and inclusivity.
Rissa has been making music since she can remember. Since she could hold a guitar, Rissa has performing in bands and most recently as a founding member of local indie rock band Paper Geese. Passionate about guitar repair, Rissa received an education in luthiery from the Eastern School of Fretted Instrument Repair. Rissa also helps orchestrate events for the local art community, and can often be found running sound for your favorite shows and events in the area.