Patricia Ktistes, based in Rockport, Massachusetts, has served since 2009 at the Brookwood School as a piano and vocal instructor and accompanist. She also served from 2004-2012 at West Gloucester Congregational Church as choir director, assistant organist/pianist, and playwright/director of children's pageants.
Prior to moving in 2001 to Cape Ann, Massachusetts, her career was in academic media relations and communication, while studying voice privately and singing in choruses and church choirs. She holds a MALS in contemporary cultural studies from Dartmouth College and a B.S. from Colby-Sawyer College, where she received the Nichols Scholarship in piano.