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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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April 11, 2011

A Mozartian mash-up at Stanford cleverly hangs some of Mozart's most beautiful and accessible arias on the theme of the Seven Deadly Sins in selections from The Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni, La Clemenza di Tito, Idomeneo and more.

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Kids & Families Feature
April 8, 2011
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  • Slam Dunk: Duets and Danishes
  • Community Music Center Director to Retire
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March 28, 2011

Aspiring young soloists will be completely taken by this performance by the pint-sized virtuosi of the El Camino Youth Symphony's Sinfonietta Orchestra.

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Kids & Families Feature
March 25, 2011

News from the Kids and Families beat: A weekly roundup of what’s happening with young musicians and their dedicated educators.

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Kids & Families Feature
March 22, 2011

News from the Kids and Families beat: A weekly roundup of what’s happening with young musicians and their dedicated educators.

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March 15, 2011

The S.F. Opera has released a series of charming movies adapted from one-hour, family style stage productions, and they're showing for free! Next up: Mozart's Magic Flute. Yes, it is magical and the perfect way to introduce your youngest set to opera.

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Kids & Families Feature
March 15, 2011

News from the Kids and Families beat: A weekly roundup of what’s happening with young musicians and their dedicated educators.

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Kids & Families Feature
March 7, 2011

News from the Kids and Families beat: A weekly roundup of what’s happening with young musicians and their dedicated educators.

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Kids & Families Feature
February 28, 2011

Summer can be a special time to focus on what your child enjoys the most — like playing music. As registration deadlines loom, here are details on some popular choices.

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February 27, 2011

The San Francisco Chamber Orchestra’s free family concerts are still the best experience around for families with young kids and babes in arms. There is no pressure to sit still, and there’s plenty of engaging visual and aural stimulation for all!

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Kids & Families Feature
February 27, 2011

News from the Kids and Families beat: A weekly roundup of what’s happening with young musicians and their dedicated educators.

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Kids & Families Feature
February 21, 2011

A few teens from YPSO are taking it pro, gearing up for their next concert. They told SFCV what it's like to play with the Berkeley Symphony.

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Kids & Families Feature
February 19, 2011

News from the Kids and Families beat: A weekly round-up of what's happening with young musicians and their dedicated educators.

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Kids & Families Feature
February 14, 2011

News from the Kids and Families beat: A weekly round-up of what's happening with young musicians and their dedicated educators.

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Kids & Families Feature
February 7, 2011

News from the Kids and Families beat: A weekly round-up of what's happening with young musicians and their dedicated educators.

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February 5, 2011

An international community is mourning the loss of guitarist and educator Frank Longay, credited for spearheading the adaptation of the Suzuki method of music education for the classical guitar.

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Kids & Families Feature
January 31, 2011

News from the Kids and Families beat: A weekly round-up of what's happening with young musicians and their dedicated educators.

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Kids & Families Feature
January 27, 2011

Kids, enter our Black History Month essay contest and win an iTunes gift card! Write 200-500 words on your favorite African American composer or musician and submit to [email protected] by Feb. 19.

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January 24, 2011

The San Francisco Symphony celebrates the Lunar New Year with its audiences each year at this festive event. Kids will enjoy the preconcert reception with arts and crafts, lion dancing, and Chinese calligraphy, and complimentary food, desserts, and tea at Davies Hall.

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January 22, 2011

A beautiful introduction to Mozart's chamber music, by some of the area's best musicians at the Freight and Salvage is even a cool enough venue for the older kids to be seen, and the price is definitely right.

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