Petra Pacaric

Instructor in Music
Petra Pacaric

“A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.” Chinese Proverb


M.Mus. Boston Conservatory

M.A. University of Innsbruck


With her eclectic musical background and fluency in several foreign languages, vocalist Petra Pacaric brings a wealth of experience reflecting two decades of teaching singers of all ages and different vocal backgrounds. She is certified in all levels of master vocal pedagogue Jeannette LoVetri's Somatic VoiceworkTM, a functional, body-based method of vocal training tailored toward the singer of contemporary and commercial (formerly known as 'non-classical') vocal styles.

Petra began her journey as a young singer in the world of American folk and pop music before following her calling for in-depth vocal study at the Innsbruck Conservatory of Music, Austria, and the Boston Conservatory at Berklee. Her performance portfolio includes collaborations with Boston-area opera companies, orchestras, vocal ensembles, as well as countless solo recitals. As a former member of the prestigious Tanglewood Festival chorus, she appeared in major orchestral works with the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Boston Symphony Hall, Carnegie Hall, and Tanglewood, alongside world-class conductors and soloists from around the globe. Over the years, her musical endeavors keep navigating toward the genre of vocal jazz, with frequent appearances in the greater Boston and Seacoast area as a jazz vocalist.