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Lisa Petrie

Lisa Petrie is a writer and specialist in marketing and public relations for arts and education organizations. She earned a DMA in flute performance from SUNY, Stony Brook, and is the mother of two musical kids. Lisa was the Content Manager for the Kids and Families section of San Francisco Classical Voice during 2011.

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March 22, 2012

There’s no one better than Loren Schoenberg to team up with Etienne Charles for an hour of performance.

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March 8, 2012

Zakir Hussain delivers brilliant performances that have established him as a national treasure in his native India.

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February 12, 2012

Manga meets Mozart in this colorful production.

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February 3, 2012

The drummers of TAO bring a modern flair to the ancient art form, drawing on the diverse backgrounds of its performers.

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January 20, 2012

Benjamin Simon and the S.F. Chamber Orchestra delight in collaborating with youth ensembles such as the gifted Piedmont Choir.

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January 6, 2012
The news that your child needs braces can be a big, well, adjustment for both parents and the child. And if they play a wind instrument, questions arise about how a mouth full of metal will affect to...
January 6, 2012
Children between the ages of 3 and 10 should have a parent present at both lessons and practice sessions....
January 5, 2012
You may wonder, when researching music teachers, whether your child needs classical training if she or he is more interested in rock, jazz, folk or world music, for example....
January 5, 2012
Before you choose a teacher for your child, you have to know what you want from them. For example, what kind of music would you like your child to learn? Since different musical practices emphasize di...
January 3, 2012
Excerpted by Lisa Petrie Playing-related injuries are more common than you’d think, and differ among instrument groups....
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January 2, 2012

Good times alert: Here are a few, not-too-expensive concerts that everybody in the family might enjoy.

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December 14, 2011

Celebrate Chanukah with Ben Brussell’s high-energy klezmer band. Klezmer is a style of folk music from the Ashkenazic Jews in Eastern Europe.

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December 14, 2011

The Golden Bough trio has been performing Celtic music for 30 years, has made 20 albums (two of which are Christmas collections), and has performed their Christmas show to the delight of audiences, for many years.

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December 14, 2011

A musical for the youngest set, based on the beloved story by Dr. Seuss and set to the music of Mel Marvin and Albert Hague. The characters look like they could live in your toy box.

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November 29, 2011

Tickets to the holiday season’s best concerts are at your fingertips in this guide from SFCV’s Kids & Families editor.

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