Patricia Grace Hazard
P.G. Hazard is a vocal coach and pianist living in Winston-Salem, NC. Her most recent collaborations have been with Piedmont Opera and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, her alma mater. In the 2019-2020 season Ms. Hazard was an apprentice with Palm Beach Opera and a staff pianist for the A.J. Fletcher Opera Institute at UNCSA.
During her employment at UNCSA she prepared Werther with Maestro Antony Walker, Rodelinda with Grammy-award winning conductor Stephen Stubbs, and was assistant conductor for Piedmont Opera’s production of La Bohème with Maestro James Allbritten.
While pursuing her masters degree (M.M. ’18), Ms. Hazard held the inaugural Fletcher Fellowship in Collaborative Piano. P.G. has had the privilege to attend summer festivals such as Music Academy of the West, Si Parla Si Canta, SongFest, and the Miami Music Festival. She has appeared in masterclasses with Marilyn Horne, Speranza Scappucci, William Bolcom, Libby Larsen, Jake Heggie, Warren Jones, Wu Han, Jeanne-Michelle Charbonnet, Harolyn Blackwell, and Renée Fleming.
P.G. is a graduate of Florida State University (B.A. ’13) where she accompanied The University Singers choir in recital and on tour. Her first music director positions were with FSU’s Student Opera Society’s productions of A Little Night Music and FSU Opera Outreach’s production of The Magic Flute.