Recent and upcoming events


March 2020 - March 2021: Lockdown

November 2019

BB1 invited to perform at Music for Youth Schools Prom, Royal Albert Hall

July 2019

BB1 at Music for Youth Finals, Birmingham

March 2019

BB1 Music for Youth Regional Festival Entry, Watford

HWMC Senior Concert, Wycombe Abbey School

January 2019

Percussion for McCAB ‘Creation’

November 2018

HWMC 50th Anniversary Concert

July 2018

HWMC Leavers’ Concert, Millbrook

BMT Gala Concert, Royal Albert Hall

Appointed Composer-in-Residence to Fourways Theatre Company

May 2018

Dep Conductor for McCAB Concert, Marlow

April 2018

Dep conductor for McCAB rehearsals, Marlow

Outdoor Jazz Lounge at Millbrook

HWMC Senior Concert at Wycombe Swan Theatre

March 2018

Jazz cluster rehearsal for BMT Royal Albert Hall Gala Concert, Aylesbury

Piano for LCM Music Theatre exams, Chesham

HWMC Junior ‘Cygnets’ Concert

Mill End Voices at Beaconsfield Festival of Choirs

February 2018

BEING A HEAD OF MUSIC: A SURVIVAL GUIDE, written with Jane Werry and David Ashworth, awarded Music Education Product of the Year at Music Teacher Awards for Excellence, London

January 2018

Percussion for McCAB Concert, Wycombe Parish Church

Appointed Operational Lead for High Wycombe Music Centre

December 2017

HWMC Concert at Millbrook

Piano for LCM Music Theatre exams, Chesham

November 2017

HWMC Jazz Lounge at Millbrook Combined School

Piano accompaniment for Marlow Music Festival

October 2017

Piano accompaniment for Maidenhead Music Festival

September 2017

Percussion for Bucks Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Wycombe Parish Church

July 2017

Percussion for Watership Brass, Reading Bandstand

Mill End Voices Concert, Great Missenden

BLTM Gala Concert, Chesham: all groups June 2017

Vocal workshop for Mill End Voices with Tori Longdon, music centre: 17th

Arrangers meeting for GCUK, Windsor: 3rd

May 2017

Official launch of new Penguin Musicals show: JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS

Publication of new book ‘BEING A HEAD OF MUSIC: A SURVIVAL GUIDE’ written with Jane Werry and David Ashworth: 21st

Marlow Community Choir at Borlase, Marlow: timpani and piano accpt: 17th

CPD Presentation to Kent Music Service, Maidstone: 2nd

April 2017

Live Concert Recording with HWMC BB1, John Hampden Grammar School: 29th

Piano accompaniment for LCM Diploma Exam, Uni of West London: 20th

National Concert Band Festival Finals with HWMC BB1, Warwick: 9th

Awarded Gold Medal.

March 2017

Live concert recording with HWMC Stage Choir, music centre: 25th

Slough Music Service at Windsor Parish Church: Ocean World, percussion: 21st

Beaconsfield Festival of Choirs with Mill End Voices:4th

January 2017

HWMC Concert at Wycombe Swan: BB1, Stage Choir and Mill End Voices: 29th

Marlow Community Choir at Borlase: Mendelssohn’s Elijah at Eton College (timpani): 28th

December 2016

BB1 at National Concert Band Festival (Big Band section) in London: 4th

HWMC ABRSM Exam accompaniments

LCM exam accompaniments

November 2016

Accompanist for Marlow Music Festival

HWMC Jazz Lounge: all Jazz groups + Sax Choir: 26th

HWMC Trinity Exam accompaniments

October 2016

Accompanist at Maidenhead Music Festival

July 2016

DipABRSM exam, Oxford: Classical Singing

Mill End Voices concert at Great Missenden

June 19

BLTM Gala Concert, Green Park all day (all 4 HWMC ensembles)

June 11/12

Workshop/ recording residential weekend, Lane End Conference Centre (Mill End Voices)

May 18

McCAB Concert, Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School (percussion)

April 23

Marlow Bandfest: All Saints Marlow: BB1

March 22

ABRSM Music Exams, HWMC (organiser plus piano accompaniment)

March 20

Music for Youth Regional Festival, Oxford: BB1

March 17/19

Energize Primary Schools Event, Wycombe Swan theatre (drumming)

February 7

HWMC Junior Concert: BB2, Junior Orchestra and Stage Choir (with Mill End Voices)

January 30

Brahms’ Requiem: Marlow Community Choir at Borlase Concert, All Saints, High Wycombe: percussion and singing

January 28/29

Adjudication for Jersey Music Service Young Musician of the Year Competition


November 29

Jazz workshop with National Youth Jazz Orchestra (NYJO) at Amersham School

November 21

HWMC Senior Concert at Arts4Every1 centre: BB1 and Stage Choir

October 23 - 24

Three performances of ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’: Arts4Every1 Centre, High Wycombe

September - October

Rehearsals for ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’ at High Wycombe Music Centre

August 9 - 23

Musical Director for Wycombe Swan Summer Youth Project: Singin’ in the Rain

July 19

Concert with Mill End Voices: Great MIssenden: 3 - 5pm

July 12

Final auditions and first full company rehearsal for ‘Emperor’s New Clothes’ (10 - 1pm)

July 11

Depping as MD for Soundforce Big Band, Lane End: concert in Pinner

June 27

HWMC Gala Concert: Royal Albert Hall: Artistic Director for whole event

May 20

Marlow Community Choir at Borlase Summer Concert: percussion and singing

May 16

Marlow Festival of Wind and Brass: HWMC BB1 closing the final concert

April 26

Auditions for ‘Singin’ in the Rain’  at Wycombe Swan (see above)

April 12 and 19

Open auditions for Patrick’s original new community musical ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’, written with lyricist Vicki Davis and based on Hans Andersen’s classic tale

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March 15

HWMC Concert 2 at Wycombe Swan: 4pm: BB2, Stage Choir and Mill End Voices

February 18 - 21

Footloose: Wycombe Swan Youth Theatre (Musical Director). Rehearsals start November 2014

January 25

HWMC Concert at Wycombe Swan: 4pm: BB1 and Junior Orchestra

January 24

McCAB Dream of Gerontius: Eton College (timpani)


December 2

Downley WI: Music Theatre solo vocal recital

November 12

MEV Session 3

October 25

HWMC Big Bands :10 year reunion: 2pm onwards at RGS High Wycombe - all former players welcome

October 12

MEV Session 2

September 14

MEV Session 1

September 6

BSWE Concert: Thame: percussion

July 30

Forever Swing: piano trio with vocal at Turville - private party

July 13

MEV Session 10 - final one of academic year

July 11

Group Dynamic CD available online from iTunes

July 10

HWMC Gala Concert: RGS High Wycombe: BB1

July 10

Official launch date of new HWMC Big Band CD ‘Group Dynamic’, recorded live at Sir William Borlase (see April 27 entry below)

July 5

Forever Swing: piano trio with vocal at Cookham Reach Sailing Club

June 25/26

WYCO 2: Weber Clarinet Concerto and Dvorak ‘New World’ Symphony: Hazlemere C of E Primary school, two day course

June 22

Mill End Voices - first official concert appearance as guests of Jordan Junior Strings, Great Missenden Church