Patrick is a woodwind doubler who plays and teaches the clarinet, flute and saxophone. He Lives in London, where he is busy primarily in theatre pits.
Recent deputy work includes The Wizard of Oz (London Palladium), Heathers (The Other Palace), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Shakespeare's Globe) and Treason (Alexandra Palace), as well as the UK tours of Annie and Sister Act.
October this year took Patrick to the Beijing Music Festival to perform with the Mahler Foundation Festival Orchestra. Chamber music performances have taken him to the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, LSO St Lukes, and the Muzeum Fryderyka Chopina in Warsaw. He has also performed for broadcasts on BBC Radio 2 and Radio 3.
Appearances as soloist have included Stanford's Clarinet Concerto with the Innovaris Orchestra, Giacinto Scelsi's Kya with the Guildhall School's Ubu Ensemble, Weber's Second Clarinet Concerto with the Bournemouth Youth Orchestra, and Mozart's Clarinet Concerto with the Leighton Buzzard Sinfonia.
An eclectic range of other recent performances includes house music with DJs, traditional Irish and English music, and gigs with a gypsy jazz quartet.
Patrick graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama's Masters programme, where he was awarded the prestigious Concert Recital Diploma for high distinction in a final recital, and was selected for performance opportunities with the London Symphony Orchestra and Shanghai Opera House.
photograph by Tom Medwell