Patricia Blanchard has been directing children’s choirs and teaching piano for 27 years. 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. Additionally, she has studied piano pedagogy with Ingrid Jacobson Clarfield and choral conducting with Heather Buchanan and Helen Kemp at Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey. She has also studied elementary education at Augusta University in Augusta, Georgia.
Mrs. Blanchard is a certified Musikgarten instructor, and uses Music Mind Games, Dalcroze Eurhythmics and her own musical games keep her students actively participating in the joy of music making unto the Lord.