Patricia Grimm holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Sacred Music with organ concentration from Duquesne University, a Master of Music degree in Choral Conducting from Kent State University, and a Master of Music degree in Collaborative Piano from the Hartt School of Music. She also studied piano with Jonathan Feldman at the Juilliard School.
As a collaborative pianist, Ms. Grimm has performed at the Edinburgh International Music Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland; the Trinity Wall Street Music Series in New York City; and chamber music concerts at the Musica no Museu Festival of Winds, Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro, and Universidade Federal Do Estado Do Rio De Janeiro – Unirio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
She regularly performs throughout the United States as a collaborative pianist and chamber musician. Prior to moving to Sacramento in 2013, she was a freelance collaborative pianist in the New York City metropolitan area and staff accompanist at Central Connecticut State University, in addition to maintaining an active private teaching studio.
Ms. Grimm currently serves as organist at Fremont Presbyterian Church in Sacramento. At University of the Pacfic, she teaches sight singing, collaborative piano, and serves as a collaborative pianist with students, faculty, and guest artists.
BM, Duquesne University
MM, Kent State University
MM, University of Hartford