The director of the professional doctoral study programme, SRC Researcher, Dr.art.
Dr. art. Līga Pētersone graduated Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music in 2004 (Violin, prof. Valdis Zariņš), and in 2011 she obtained a Master of Music Degree (Chamber Ensemble, prof. Gunta Rasa (Sproģe)). From 2011 to 2014, L. Pētersone continued academic doctoral studies in JVLMA, but in 2018 obtained a Doctoral Degree in Arts, defending the doctoral dissertation “Piano Trio Performance in Latvia: Historical Overview, Ensembles and Performance Traditions” (scientific advisor: assoc. Prof. Dr.art. Baiba Jaunslaviete). From 2006 to 2019, L. Pētersone was a musician of the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra; in 2017 elected at Scientific Research Centre of JVLMA as a researcher. Currently, the attention and research of L. Pētersone focuses on the establishment, implementation and coordination of the professional doctoral programme In Arts.