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RECENT: Predoctoral Fellowship, DOW Sustainability Fellowship, Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, and

RAPTURE  Symphony Band Premiere

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CABRILLO:  Patrick has been selected as one of three composers for the 2014 Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music Conductor/Composer Workshop. The festival orchestra led by Marin Alsop will premiere a new 5-7 minute orchestral work on July 30th in Santa Cruz California.  This year, Pulitzer prize winning composer Jennifer Higdon will serve on the composition faculty.  


For 2014-15 academic year, Patrick has been awarded a Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship to complete his research and dissertation Acoustic Ecology: The Preservation of Sonic Landscapes.  

Hear the premiere performance recording of Rapture conducted by Dustin Barr and performed by the Universify ot Michigan Symphony Band.  

The University of Michigan Graham Sustainability Institute has awarded Patrick and 9 others a DOW Sustainability Fellowship to do research on sound as it relates to sustainbility.  This fellowship funds his work in the Book Cliffs, a remote region boardering Colorado and Utah, as well as the Amazon rainforest in South America.  He and nine other doctoral students were awarded the fellowship for their research and interdisciplinary work on sustainability:  





The Rochester Philharmonic programs Rapture on their 2015-16 Season


Patrick is selected for a 2015 I-Park Residency


Patrick has been awarded the Rappaport Prize in Composition. This includes a commission and CD recording by the Atlantic Classical Orchestra and premiere on their 25th anniversery season.


The Rackham Graduate School has recently awarded Patrick a Predoctoral Fellowship to complete his dissertation on Acoustic Ecology and the Preservation of Sonic Landscapes.  This is in combination with a DOW Sustainability Fellowship from the Graham Sustainability Institute.



Full details on this and other projects...  



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