Patrice lives in Carrollton with her husband Matthew of 30 years and their daughter Rachel. After obtaining her BA degree in Music Media, she worked for several years at radio and television stations in the Hampton Roads area. She has taught private voice & piano lessons as well as etiquette and public speaking. In her spare time, she enjoys composing music, cooking and being an avid volunteer with over 40 years of experience. She is currently a board member for Bay Youth Orchestras of Virginia and a member of the Governor’s School for the Arts PTA. In addition, Mrs. Sawyer is the owner Sawyer School of Music in Carrollton.
Her Philosophy: Let your voice change the world, but don’t let the world change your voice.