Patricia Griffith, a recent retiree of Kentucky State University where she taught, will preform here at EKU on Sunday, March 25th at 7pm. . She has had an active career in performing, as recitalist, soloist with orchestra, and as a collaborative musician. She has performed with the Louisville Orchestra, the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra, the Winston-Salem Symphony, and the Greensboro Civic Orchestra. Notable solo performances have been at the Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C. and as a semi-finalist in the University of Maryland's International Piano Competition.
Griffith received degrees in piano from Salem College (B.M. ) and Peabody Conservatory (M.M. and D.M.A.) where her primary teachers were Clemens Sandresky and Ellen Mack. She studied for a summer with pianists from the Moscow Conservatory. She is active in the Kentucky Music Teachers Association where she serves on the Board as the Foundation Chair and is active as an adjudicator for festivals and competitions. Griffith wrote her D.M.A. dissertation on the solo piano music of Gordon Binkerd, and often performs his music. In 2003 she presented her first solo CD, including music by Brahms, Mozart, Bartok, Milhaud, and Dett. Patricia Griffith is known for her energetic and personal musical presentations. She maintains a private piano studio and performs concerts whenever possible.
Join us as we welcome Patricia in her latest performance for the EKU community in the Gifford Theater, located in the Campbell building. Free and open to the public.