Portland, OR, 97202
Subjects Taught Clarinet, Music Performance, Music Theory, Saxophone
Hello, my name is Patrick, I have a Bachelor’s degree in music and Master ‘s degree in saxophone performance and have been playing the saxophone for thirteen years. For the last four years I have been teaching private lessons for all ages and skill levels, jazz or classical music. My philosophy emphasizes teaching a love of music and listening as a path to better musicianship on top of the regular techniques used to improve a student’s tone, articulation, etc.
My performance experience ranges from marching bands, wind ensembles, symphonic bands, jazz big bands, eastern European wind ensemble, saxophone quartets, jazz combos and a host of different chamber ensembles. I was recently fortunate enough to perform as a member of the University of Idaho Jazz Ensemble I with legendary saxophonists/clarinetists Paquito D’Rivera and Anat Cohen. Also recently, I performed with the University of Idaho Silver Saxophone Quartet in the North American Saxophone Alliance’s...