Chair of the String Department | Violin, Viola
Patrick received his B.M. from the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University under the direction of Victoria Chiang and his M.M. and D.M.A. from the Université de Montréal as a student of Jutta Puchhammer. While at Peabody, he also completed Violin/Viola pedagogy studies with Rebecca Henry.
Performance and Teaching Experience
Former violist with the Binghamton Philharmonic, Patrick has appeared with the Annapolis Symphony, was former guest viola artist at the NY ASTA String Institute and has performed chamber music concerts throughout North America.
Patrick was formerly a viola teaching artist at Ithaca College Summer Music Academy, the NY ASTA String Institute (Ithaca College) and guest violin/viola instructor at Binghamton University.
Patrick has been on the Levine faculty since the Fall of 2012 where he teaches private violin/viola lessons, is a honors chamber coach.
“Levine provides the ideal atmosphere for student’s to grow as musicians. Whether it be the annual Spring String Fling, Honors Program, chamber music or juries, Levine Music provides unlimited opportunities for students and faculty to grow as artists.”
Teaching Philosophy and Approach
“I believe every student has the potential to become a great musician and strive to find the most effective means for each individual to achieve this.”
When not performing or teaching, Patrick enjoys watching movies in his spare time.