ABOUT THE AUTHOR/ARTIST
Patty Ritchie has lived in Nebraska for 40 years, and has her home away from home in Michigan. She shares her love of music through teaching, conducting, and performing in the Omaha area. Her cello’s name is Kodiak! She loves to explore nature and the environment, and captures her favorite scenes in her paintings. Patty is an Associate Artist at the Burkholder Project in Lincoln, Nebraska.