Patricia Anderson started playing the violin as a 4th grader in the Fulton County, GA public school system. She went on to earn a Bachelor of Music from the University of Georgia and a Master of Music from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, both in violin performance. After graduating from Cincinnati, she discovered the Suzuki teaching method and began receiving her teacher training during summer institutes. She is a founder and co-owner of North Atlanta Talent Education, a Suzuki Method music school in Roswell, GA. Her students regularly win placement in the Georgia All-State Orchestra, placement in several area youth orchestras, and institute scholarships from the Suzuki Association of Georgia. Tricia has been a member of the Columbus Symphony since 2003. In addition to playing here, she also enjoys freelancing in the Atlanta area and is a member of the Johns Creek Symphony and the Atlanta Pops Orchestra. She has also played with the Augusta, Macon, Gainesville, Greenville, Rome, and Savannah Symphonies. She has taught for many summers at the Georgia ASTA Orchestra Camp and Encore! Orchestra Camp and has served in administrative roles for Georgia ASTA Camp and the Atlanta Suzuki Institute. She lives in Roswell, GA with her husband Tim and excited dog Gracie. She enjoys watching Tim play the cello in his band Jackson County Line and traveling to follow her favorite band, the Avett Brothers.