Patricia Sunwoo, Violin
Violinist Patricia (Pattie) Sunwoo, originally from Vancouver, performed on stages around the world for five years as a member of NYC-based Whitman String Quartet, winner of the Walter Naumburg Award. She has also been a member of contemporary music groups Continuum and Sequitur, Metamophosen Chamber Orchestra in Boston, the Bard Festival String Quartet, and more recently performed the complete Beethoven Quartet Cycle with the Amenda Quartet here in Rochester. She received her doctoral degree from The Juilliard School studying with Sally Thomas, and taught at SUNY Binghamton before joining the RPO full-time in 2008. When not on stage, she is most likely managing her Park Ave businesses Bodymind Float Center and Hemp it Up, chauffeuring her daughter Lillian, or advocating for local climate action. She lives in the beautiful Highland Park neighborhood with her husband, business partner and violinist David Brickman.