Recordings by Peter Joseph Zisa

Season of Lights

An annual holiday tradition, Season of Lights is a gift of music and artistry from Peter Joseph Zisa and friends, celebrating unity, peace and goodwill. This event features an exciting group of performers and program of music highlighting the many cultural, faith and musical traditions of our community – from the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. It is also an opportunity to support the charitable organizations that benefit our community.

"Casa Della Zisa" Home Concert Series

Casa Della Zisa is the name of Dr. Peter Joseph Zisa’s new home concert series featuring performers and artists from across the creative spectrum. This series of unique home performances provides audiences with intimate, up-close experiences with artists and masters of their craft.

About Peter Joseph Zisa

Dr. Peter Joseph Zisa is an award-winning performer on the six and eight string guitar. Reviewers and audiences across the U.S. and abroad describe Zisa’s musicianship as “dynamic, sensitive, authentic, inspiring and emotionally expressive”. Zisa is grateful for his studies with David Grimes, and with legendary performers Maestro Andrés Segovia, José Rey de la Torre, José Tomas, and Oscar Ghiglia, who have contributed to his musical development.

Praise for Dr. Peter Joseph Zisa

  • Peter Zisa’s classical guitar performance was absolutely wonderful
    and lent to the creation of a classy atmosphere.

    Paul Sutinen
    Marylhurst University, Director of Arts Programs
  • Peter Zisa is a sensitive guitarist, who delicately blends melodic line and texture
    into an exciting musical experience.

    Louis Sahagun
    L.A. Times
  • Peter Zisa is an exceptional guitarist whose talent transcends mere technique
    to a higher level of musical artistry.

    Scott Zeidel
    Cypress College and Mt. San Antonio College, Adjunct Professor
  • Peter Zisa is one of the very few I have heard who goes beyond the notes to the higher level of musical understanding and expression. His playing is delightful and moving.

    David Grimes
    Guitar Foundation of America, Emeritus President
  • Peter Zisa is an immensely skilled and versatile musician.

    Andrew Ehrlich
    Portland Chamber Orchestra, Concertmaster
  • Peter Zisa is a true modern master, and as much a virtuoso as a teacher.

    Nicholas Saridakis
    Saridakis Luthiery, Violin Luthier