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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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Kids & Families Feature
June 2, 2011

Episode 6: Learn with the Magik*Magik Orchestra. Education director Annie Phillips talks about this unique orchestra’s approach to engaging youngsters in music.

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Kids & Families Feature
May 26, 2011

Episode 5: Omar Shelly and the YouTube Symphony Orchestra 2011. Violist Shelly tells SFCV about his participation in the world’s most-viewed symphony concert in Sydney, Australia, with MTT conducting. Classical music is brought to the vast YouTube “stage”.

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Kids & Families Feature
May 25, 2011

The YouTube Symphony concert wasn't just a young musician’s dream — performing to packed houses at the Sydney Opera House. The finale concert displaced the rock band U2 as the most-watched live music concert online.

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Kids & Families Feature
May 19, 2011

Episode 4: Music Festivals Part I. May is not too early to get outdoors and enjoy the arts in California. Here are several family-friendly festivals to attend, with musical choices ranging from bluegrass to world, classical to chip music.

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Kids & Families Feature
May 16, 2011

An orchestra of youths playing Chinese music in San José provides a fascinating alliance of two cultures, while teaching participation and crossing a generation gap.

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Kids & Families Feature
May 12, 2011

Episode 3: It’s show time! Musical theater is becoming a popular art form among kids and parents alike, but how to choose the best program for you? Dianne and Lisa discuss the various considerations and mention outstanding Companies from around the region.

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Kids & Families Feature
April 28, 2011

Episode 2: Our second episode in the new podcast series explores the summer music camp. KDFC's Dianne Nicolini and SFCV’s Lisa Petrie highlight a few unusual camps and don’t–miss events of the week

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Kids & Families Feature
April 21, 2011

Episode 1: We’re also excited to bring you the first in a new series of podcasts. KDFC's Dianne Nicolini and SFCV’s Lisa Petrie will highlight don’t–miss events of the week, and other news from the kids beat.

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Upcoming Concert
  • Family Friendly
April 18, 2011

Violinist Dawn Harms (member of several Bay Area music groups) performs her entertaining one-woman family show across the U.S., to squeals of delight and smiles of pleasure.

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Upcoming Concert
  • Family Friendly
April 18, 2011

Frederica von Stade tells an engaging musical story together with composer/pianist Jake Heggie and talented teenagers from the Young Musician's Program at UC Berkeley on May 1.

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