Patrick Brown is Coordinator of Woodwind Studies and Instructor of Saxophone at University of Nebraska at Omaha where he also directs the Metropolitan Area Youth Jazz Orchestra. Patrick obtained his B.M. in Saxophone Performance from Appalachian State University, M.M. in Multiple Woodwind Performance (Flute, Clarinet, and Saxophone) from Winthrop University, and D.M.A in Saxophone/Jazz Studies from University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Before coming to the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Patrick served as Adjunct Instructor of Saxophone and/or Jazz Studies at Davidson College, Wingate University, Lenoir-Rhyne University, Union College, and Mitchell Community College. Patrick has presented clinics and research at the Jazz Education Network International Conference, American Single Reed Summit, Nebraska Music Educators Association Conference, North American Saxophone Alliance Regional and National Conferences, and the Nebraska State Bandmasters Association Convention. Some of his performance highlights include sharing the stage with Aretha Franklin, Glenn Miller Orchestra, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Nelson Riddle Orchestra, North Carolina Symphony, Omaha Symphony, Western Piedmont Symphony, and Lincoln Symphony Orchestra. Patrick is a Conn-Selmer Artist who plays Selmer Paris saxophones exclusively and is also a D’Addario Woodwinds Performing Artist.
BM, Appalachian State University
MM, Winthrop University
DMA, University of Nebraska-Lincoln