The Central Coast Philharmonia

Patty Eltringham Biography

Patty Eltringham was born in Oakland, CA where she began her musical interests playing the flute. She has been an avid writer of poetry and a lyricist for over 25 years and has won awards for her inventive and emotionally touching writing. With a keen interest in vocal music, Mrs. Eltringham has worked with composers on her poems and has written over 20 songs that she currently performs all over California. A self-taught writer and vocalist, she has had critical acclaim for her powerful songs and lyrics and for her unique crossover style combining elements of jazz, classical and popular genres. She is best known for her songs "Reunion" and "Listen to Me." Mrs. Eltringham will have her singing debut with the Central Coast Philharmonia and cut her first CD in mid March 2004.

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