About Patricia B.
New to Grace Music School, music teacher Patricia has enjoyed a varied musical career incorporating teaching and performing, having begun both before entering college. A scholarship student at the Manhattan School of Music and studying violin and piano with professors at that school, Patricia went on to earn Bachelor of Fine Arts, Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees on scholarships, as well as obtaining licenses in Music Education and Education Administration.
During her years of Graduate studies, Patricia established what eventually became a full time music studio, while concertizing with self-founded and freelance music ensembles across the East Coast. “Dr. P.” has performed as soloist with and served as Concertmistress of many of the numerous orchestras with which she has been affiliated throughout the Tri-State area and is the recipient of several competition awards and musical honors, including having been a scholarship participant in the Bach Aria Festival; having been invited to participate in the International Musicians Seminar in Cornwall, England; and having been invited to both perform and serve as Assistant Administrator at the Chamber Music Conference and Composers Forum of the East at Bennington College, Vermont. In addition, Dr. P. is an award winning and published writer and Writing and Humanities instructor, currently working on her fourth volume of poetry and violin / piano and song album.