With expertise in recording and production, live sound, marketing and promotions, and artist management, Armand Petri has experience in almost every facet of the music industry. His time in the industry spans over 25 years, including work with diverse artists, such as the Goo Goo Dolls, 10,000 Maniacs, and Sixpence None the Richer. Beyond his direct work with these groups, Armand was also the recipient of a Dove Award, has had compositions featured in both television and film, and is a member of the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame.

Holding an M.A. in Arts Management from the University at Buffalo, Armand has revamped the music industry program at SUNY Fredonia working as a professor and as the program coordinator to present students with professional speakers, world-class musicians, and internship resources.

Currently, Armand continues to produce records, and combines his passion for music with his desire to educate leading students into the future of the music industry.