Patti has performed with the Corona Symphony Orchestra since its inception in 2008. Along with being the principal flutist, she is also the personnel manager and librarian for the orchestra.

Patti has degrees in Music and Flute Performance from Cal State Fullerton and Northern Arizona University and has taught masterclasses, coached flute ensembles, and taught flute lessons at Northern Arizona University, Cal Poly State University, Rancho Santiago College and Fullerton College.

Patti also works full-time for the Walt Disney Company and in her spare time loves hiking and road trips with her husband Steve and dog Luna.