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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Etienne Charles 2012
  • Family Friendly
  • Free Event
  • Critics Pick
April 3

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

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Zakir Hussain
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  • Critics Pick
March 24

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

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MangaFluteThumb
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March 4 - 11

Manga meets Mozart in this colorful production.

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Tao 2012
  • Family Friendly
  • First Time Concert Goer
  • Critics Pick
February 10 - 14

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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Piedmont Choir
  • Family Friendly
  • Critics Pick
February 4 - 5

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

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Kids & Families Feature
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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Ben Brussell's Klezmer Band
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Sat December 17, 2011 8:00pm

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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The Golden Bough
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Fri December 23, 2011 8:00pm

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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GrinchXmas
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December 21 - 31

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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Kids & Families Feature
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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Artist Spotlight
November 28, 2011

The acclaimed composer/conductor reflects on balancing his life-after-the-L.A.-Phil with time for creating, for leading performers, and for enjoying family life.

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Little Girl
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Nov. 30 - Dec. 1

The San Francisco Symphony gives you plenty of choices of family holiday concerts—certainly enough to schedule around your holiday parties. And Davies Symphony Hall with its beautifully decorated lobby is resplendent during the season.

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Marcus Shelby
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Sat November 12, 2011 11:00am

Let the coolest cats, bassist Marcus Shelby and his Trio, show your kids what jazz is all about. Both fun and educational, SFJAZZ Family Matinees provide a window into the exciting world of live jazz.

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