All instructors at the Patel Conservatory are passionate, working artists with extensive experience in their specific disciplines. Their impressive backgrounds and qualifications include degrees from notable universities and training programs around the world including The Boston Conservatory, Boston University, Carnegie Mellon University, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, Eastman School of Music, Flagler College, Florida State University, The Julliard School, The National School of Ballet of Cuba, The New England Conservatory, The Peabody Conservatory, Roosevelt University, The School of American Ballet, Stetson University School of Music, St. Petersburg University of Culture & Arts (Russia), University of Wisconsin as well as an expansive array of professional performing arts experiences.
Faculty are members of Music Teachers National Association, Florida music Educators Association, Florida Association for Theater Education, Educational Theater Association, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society,


Suzanne Livesay, Vice President of Education
Samantha Hayford, Manager of Finance and Admission
Garrett Brown, Technical Director
Austin Helms, Education Administrative Assistant
Joshua Young, Technical Supervisor
Karen Senior, Admissions Administrator 
Shameka Conwell, Admissions Coordinator 
Alice Santana, Student Affairs and Community Relations Coordinator 
Brittany Horwitz, Production Administrator 

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