Mrs. Patricia Blanchard has been teaching piano and directing choirs for more than three decades, working with musicians of all ages and proficiency levels. She is a graduate of Appalachian Bible College in Bradley, West Virginia, where she studied piano pedagogy with Sarah Shook and choral directing with Samuel Hui. She has done additional studies in piano pedagogy with Ingrid Jacobson Clarfield and choral conducting with Heather Buchanan at Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey. She has also studied elementary education at Augusta University in Augusta, Georgia.
In addition, Mrs. Blanchard is a certified Musikgarten instructor, teaching seasonal classes to children, ages four though six. Music Mind Games, Dalcroze Eurhythmics and her own musical games keep her students actively participating in the joy of music making at her studio in Park Hall, Maryland. She is an active member of MTNA, MSMTA, MTACC, MTASM, the Royal Conservatory Music Development Program, and Choristers Guild. Mrs. Blanchard is also a participant in the Musiclink Foundation, an organization which links promising children in need with qualified music teachers willing to teach them for free or reduced rates.
Mrs. Blanchard is a member of...
- ♬ Music Teachers National Association
- ♬ Maryland State Music Teachers Association
- ♬ Music Teachers Association of Southern Maryland
- ♬ Music Teachers Association of Charles County
- ♬ National Guild of Piano Teachers
- ♬ Choristers Guild
- ♬ Musikgarten