Patricia McPherson is an active soloist and chamber musician in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. Her solo performances have included appearances with the Minnetonka Symphony Orchestra, the Eastern Music Festival Young Artist Orchestras, the Raleigh Symphony, and the University of North Carolina Symphony.
Ms. McPherson has appeared at the Oregon Piano Festival and was a regional winner and national finalist in the Music Teacher’s National Association Young Artist Competition. In the summer of 2010 and 2011, Ms. McPherson was the festival accompanist at the Somerset International Children’s Choral Festival in Sherborne, England. McPherson holds a M.M. degree from UNC-Chapel Hill and a B.M. from Boston University where she was a student of Bela Nagy. She also was a faculty member of the Eastern Music Festival in Greensboro, North Carolina, where she supervised the festival’s accompanying program.
Currently on the faculty of the Saint Paul Conservatory of Music, as well as maintaining a private studio at home and at Visitation School in Mendota Heights, Ms. McPherson collaborates with several Twin Cities choirs, including Partners in Praise Girls Choir, the Music Association of Minnetonka Youth Choir Program as well students at the Saint Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists, the performing arts high school.
B.M in Performance, Boston University
M.M in Performance, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Post graduate work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor