Patricia Nagle – Concert Master
Patricia is originally from Philadelphia, USA and trained at The Juilliard School in NYC with famed violin pedagogues Dorothy DeLay and Ivan Galamian. Before coming to NZ she played violin professionally for 25 years with the Chattanooga Symphony and Opera Orchestra in Tennessee.
She and her husband came here for him to work as a Medical Consultant at Waikato Hospital for 6 months, but that has since been extended, and he has worked there now for 5 years. Patricia has played with TWSO for 5 years and more recently, also with Opus Orchestra. She enjoys playing chamber music with the many wonderful musical friends she has made here. Her other favorite activity is snow skiing with family in the US Rockies.