Patricia Melo holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music (Piano) from UNICAMP and Post Graduation (specialization) in Psychopedagogy from the Adventist University Center São Paulo (UNASP, Hortolândia).
Patricia had as main piano teachers: Olga Normanha, Dr. Luciana Del Ben, Dr. Mauricy Martin and Dr. João Paulo Casarotti. She has taken masterclasses with Dr. Claudia Knafo, Dr. Russel Hirshfield, Amy Lin and Moura Castro.
She is a dedicated piano teacher and teaches piano for all ages, groups; both in private and at UNASP (Campi Hortolândia and São Paulo). She also teaches music for babies (musicalization for babies) through the development of her own pedagogy.
She participated in several courses, lectures and workshops in the area of music education with professors Arnolfo Borsacchi, Lisbeth Soares, Josette Feres, Luciana Nagumo, Cecília Cavalieri França, Carlos Miró and Iramar Rodrigues, specializing more deeply in kodály methodology and Dalcroze pedagogy.
In the area of piano pedagogy, she has promoted training for teachers through partnerships with renowned teachers in the area: Dr. Ana Maria Consuelo, Dr. Carina Joly, Daniel Taborda, Elvira Drummond, Dr. Gislene Marino and Samara Ribeiro.
She is the creator of the @grave_e_agudo profile on Instagram where she has carried out a wide dissemination of knowledge in the area of piano pedagogy and music education, through a series of regular interviews with professionals with extensive experience in these areas. These interviews have had great acceptance among teachers and music pedagogues in Brazil.