Patricia Cole is a professional violinist who is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree at Arizona State University. She performs regularly with the Phoenix and Tucson Symphonies, and Arizona Opera. The 2017-18 school year is her first year as part of the Pardes family. Ms. Cole has 8 years of experience teaching music and is a certified Suzuki Method and Orff Schulwerk instructor. She received both her undergraduate degree (Arizona State University) and master's degree (SUNY Purchase College) in Violin Performance. Her passion is sharing the gift of music and her goal is to establish a foundation for future learning through music.