Dr. Patricia Halbeck
Professor of Music, Piano
Patricia Halbeck is Professor of Music at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee where she teaches studio piano, piano pedagogy, piano literature, accompanying, and class piano. She holds degrees from Northwestern University, Evanston, IL (B.M.) , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (M.M.), and the University of Oklahoma at Norman (D.M.A.). In addition, she holds a Certificate from the Franz-Schubert-Institut in Baden-bei-Wien, Austria where she studied German art song performance with artists such as Walter Moore, Jorg Demus, Elly Ameling, Rudolf Jansen, and Hans Hotter.
Dr. Halbeck has been the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships including the Logan Fellowship, the Oklahoma Board of Regents Fellowship, and the National Graduate Fellows Grant from the U.S. Dept. of Education for doctoral study in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Fine Arts. She was the winner of the Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition, and has appeared as soloist and accompanist throughout the United States.
As founder of the Austin Peay Community School of the Arts, Dr. Halbeck sustains a
continuing interest in piano pedagogy and music/arts education for students of all
ages and levels. She is active as a clinician, adjudicator, lecture/recitalist, accompanist,
and solo pianist.
Phone: (931) 221-7636
Music/Mass Communication Building, Room 315