HIGH WYCOMBE MUSIC CENTRE AND BEYOND

JAZZ

Patrick has directed the Senior (BB1) Big Band at High Wycombe Music Centre since 2004, which meets on Tuesday evenings: the band has recorded four CDs:

                                                  Beginning to See the Light (2007)

                                                Licensed to Swing (2010)

                                                Group Dynamic (2014)

                                                Swingin’ Low, Groovin’ High (2017)



                                               

                                                        




CHORAL

Director and founder of Mill End Voices (see separate page)

Former conductor of Stage Voices

NATIONAL SUCCESS: HWMC BB1 was awarded a Gold Medal at the National Concert Band Festival Finals 2017 at the first attempt,  having reached the national finals of Music for Youth in 2011, with Stage Choir following suit in 2012: one of the rare instances of the same director reaching the finals with different instrumental/ choral groups.

ORCHESTRAL

Intermediate Orchestra: HWMC Saturday Mornings (since September 2014)

Wycombe Youth Chamber Orchestra workshops (2007 - 2014)

Patrick was the founder and conductor of the Wycombe (formerly Marlow) Youth Chamber Orchestra workshops (WYCO /MYCO), a series of two day courses in which the top young musicians in the local area came together to learn challenging classical works from scratch to public performance in less than 10 hours and take the music into local primary schools.

MUSIC THEATRE

Wycombe Swan Youth Theatre 2015 : Footloose and Singin’ in the Rain


PENGUIN MUSICALS:

Founder, composer and Musical Director: The Emperor’s New Clothes (October 2015)






Musical Directing