HIGH WYCOMBE MUSIC CENTRE AND BEYOND

JAZZ

Patrick directed the Senior Big Band (BB1) at High Wycombe Music Centre for 15 years (2004 - 2019), during which time the band produced four CDs: the group also performed at the Music for Youth Schools Prom at the Royal Albert Hall in November 2019.

                                                  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: the choir reached the national finals of Music for Youth in 2012, following BB1’s appearance in 2011: 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