Pianist Patricia Tao leads an active life as performer, teacher and concert organizer. As soloist, she toured for Columbia Artist’s Community Concert series and overseas as an Artistic Ambassador for the USIA. For the last ten years, Dr. Tao has performed in Canada and the U.S. with her piano trio, Trio Voce. In 2002, she established Hear’s to Your Health Concerts, a free chamber music series at the medical school at the University of Alberta, and she has been instrumental in initiating and directing the Edmonton Chamber Music Society’s Summer Solstice Festival for the last eleven years. Ms. Tao has taught at the University of Virginia, Western Washington University, and is currently Professor of Music at the University of Alberta.