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Lisa Caliri

Piano Faculty; Class Piano

Lisa Caliri earned her B.M. from The Boston Conservatory and her Performance Diploma from The Barcelona Conservatory. She completed graduate studies at the New England Conservatory (NEC) and Harvard University, and studied piano with Seymour Bernstein, Lily Dumont, Eugene List and Herbert Stessin.

Caliri has performed throughout Asia, Europe and the US in venues such as Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City, The National Concert Hall in Taipei, the US Embassy and Thai German Cultural Foundation Auditorium in Bangkok, AUA Language Center in Chiangmai, Cité Universitaire in Paris, Conservatorio Superior in Tenerife, Curs International Festival in Girona, Conservatory Professional de Musica in Vila-seca and the Aspen Music Festival in Aspen. She has been broadcast on radio in Italy, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Romania, Canada and the US, and she has appeared on WCVB-TV, channel 5 and Boston “Nightshift-Children's Special.”

Caliri has been an orchestral soloist with the Czech Radio Orchestra, Medford String Orchestra, Melrose Symphony Orchestra, Brookline Symphony Orchestra and Salem Philharmonic. She has performed as chamber musician with members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO), Buffalo Philharmonic, Harvard University Group For New Music and in concerts sponsored by the AmericanMusicCenterinNew York City. Caliri has recorded for Albany Records, Centorino Productions and the SAIRecording Project, and she recently recorded solo American piano works, which will be released by Mark Records this year.

Caliri was top prize winner of the Pinault International Piano Competition, Clara Wells International Piano Competition and the Crescendo Competition for Young Artists. She was also recipient of the Yamaha Center Européen d'Activitiés Scholarship in Parisand has been an adjudicator numerous times for the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA). She was a guest speaker for the Music Educators National Conference (MENC) and Steinway Pianos, and she presented a lecture-recital at the American Matthay Piano Festival. Caliri taught master classes in Thailandat the Siam Kolkarn School of Music, KitathipMusicSchool and published a related article, “How Do You Get To Thailand? On A Yamaha!,” in Pan Pipes Magazine

Photo Credit: Christian Steiner

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