Ms. Pattock received the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in clarinet performance from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance in 2005. She holds a master’s degree in clarinet performance from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and an undergraduate degree in music education from St. Cloud State University. She was winner of the St. Cloud State University Sonare Orchestra concerto competition in 1997 and the UMKC Conservatory Concerto Aria competition in 2004.
Dr. Pattock is highly sought-after as a teacher and clinician. Past work has included private lessons, clinics, and classes at the National School of Music in Mexico City, Mexico, Western Michigan University, Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa, Pittsburg (KS) State University, the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance, and the UMKC Community Music and Dance Academy. Dr. Pattock served as Adjunct Clarinet Instructor at St. Cloud State University for the winter semester, 2009. She has adjudicated for high school statewide solo and ensemble contests in Missouri and Kansas, and has kept a private clarinet studio since 1996. Dr. Pattock has done extensive research on performance anxiety, its affect on musicians, and coping strategies.