Currently a resident of Baltimore, Md., Patrick Quinn is completing his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in bassoon performance from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University.
He received his Master of Music in performance from Portland State University and his Bachelor of Music from Oklahoma State University.
Quinn also has studied conducting, receiving an honors degree in orchestral conducting from the Charles Darwin University in Darwin, Australia, where he was the assistant conductor of the Darwin Symphony Orchestra.
He has taught inner-city music with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's "Orchkids" program, where he served as choir director, double reeds instructor and chamber music coach. He was awarded the Diversity in Youth Leadership Education award from the Hopkins University for his work with the "Orchkids" program in 2014.
His freelance performances include shows with the Oregon Symphony (Portland, Ore.), Alarm Will Sound (NYC, N.Y.), and the Occasional Symphony (Baltimore, Md.), among others. He also regularly performs with the Baltimore chapter of Classical Revolution, which was featured on TEDxMidAtlantic in 2012 lecturing on Fear in Classical Music.
His primary teachers include Philip Kolker, Evan Kuhlmann, Stephane Levesque, Susie Brown and Joseph Daigle.
- MUSC-011 Woodwind Lesson
- MUSC-012 Woodwind Lesson