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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.

Articles by this Author

Artist Spotlight
August 22, 2011

A noted opera director reflects on collaborating with San Francisco Opera on a new work based on the 9/11 attacks.

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Kids & Families Feature
July 25, 2011

The uke is back, as a fun, easy-to-play, four-string instrument that’s backing up best-selling song tracks.

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Kids & Families Feature
July 21, 2011

Episode 11: [email protected] Young Performers Program. Dmitri Atapine from [email protected] talks with Dianne about the things that make the Young Performers Program so special.

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Kids & Families Feature
July 7, 2011

Like other smart jazz organizations, the Monterey Jazz Festival is doing its part to develop the next wave of great players like trombonist Calvin Barthel.

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Kids & Families Feature
July 7, 2011

Episode 10: Calvin Barthel and Jazz’s Next Generation. Meet trombonist Barthel, member of the Monterey Jazz Festival's Next Generation Jazz Orchestra and winner of the Jimmy Lyons Scholarship for study at the prestigious Berklee College in Boston.

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Artist Spotlight
July 5, 2011

The prizewinning pianist plays his favorite Brahms works at [email protected] Here he reflects on touring and performing with his wife.

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Kids & Families Feature
June 23, 2011

Episode 9: Composing for Kids. Back in the day, composers from Bach to Bartok wrote music for beginning musicians, but that tradition is overlooked today. Composer Belinda Reynolds talks about the joys and the importance of writing music for younger players, and gives a few examples and tips as well.

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Kids & Families Feature
June 16, 2011

Episode 8: Finding a Music Teacher. How do parents find the teacher that is right for their child? Let SFCV help with our Tips & Advice and searchable Directory of Music Teachers. We discuss a few of the basic points, plus family-friendly concerts for the weekend, here.

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Artist Spotlight
June 13, 2011

The violist talks about her life touring with the Takács Quartet, teaching, and what she misses about playing with the San Francisco Symphony, which she did for three decades.

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Kids & Families Feature
June 9, 2011

Episode 7: Latin and traditional Jazz festivals heat up. Break out the claves and the dance shoes, and watch out—these rhythms are infectious!

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Upcoming Concert
  • Family Friendly
June 9, 2011

Get out the family bikes or strap on the roller skates for a day of fresh air, exercise, music, and grub for “Sunday Streets” street closure and entertainment by the Bayview Opera House.

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Upcoming Concert
  • Family Friendly
June 9, 2011

Come witness the thrilling marriage between music and dance as the renowned City Ballet School presents its final spring concert of Peter and the Wolf narrated by David Bowie, and other madly fun works.

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