Staff

Organist: Cathy Pate

Cathy (Tsu-Hsin Yeh) is a native of Taiwan. She came to United States in 2012, and has subsequently earned two Master Degrees in Organ Performance and Music Composition at Ohio University. She studied organ, composition, and pedagogy with Dr. Paul Barte and music composition and film music with Professors Mark Phillips and Andre Gribou. Cathy has composed chamber music mixed with Chinese instruments and western instruments, and a few orchestra pieces for student films.

Cathy has served in churches as pianist and organist since she was 12 years old. Churches of service include: Miaoli Presbyterian Church, First Lutheran Church in Parkersburg WV and First Presbyterian Church at Gallipolis. She has also served as accompanist for soloists at Ohio University, Taichung Education University, and Tatung Elementary School.

 Cathy has been teaching piano for several years, first at Athens Community Music School and currently at the Music and Arts Studio at Concord Mills. Cathy is married to Eddie Pate. Cathy and Eddie are the proud parents of Eddie Pate III.