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Patty Ritchie

Patty Ritchie has lived in Nebraska for 40 years, and has her home away from home in Michigan, where she gains inspiration for her artwork.

Earlier in Patty’s career she studied music. She earned her Bachelor of Music Degree in Music Education from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana and her Master of Music Degree in Cello Performance from the University of Denver, Lamont School of Music.


She taught Orchestra in the Omaha and Millard Public Schools for 36 years, and for over thirty years she was a member of the Omaha Symphony. Patty continues to combine her love for performing and teaching music. She is currently a Conductor with the Omaha Area Youth Orchestras, Private Cello teacher, and a Freelance Cellist.

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