Current Projects

Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini


Pat is currently working on a wind transcription of Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.  The transcription, which will retain the original solo piano, will be premiered at New York's Carnegie Hall in the Spring of 2012 by commissioning ensemble, the Rockwall Heath High School Wind Ensemble conducted by Benjamin Davis.


A Concord Symphony and Pictures at an Exhibition


Pat's wind transcriptions of Charles Ives' Piano Sonata No. 2 "Concord," re-titled A Concord Symphony and Modeste Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition recently received their premieres. Both were premiered in Austin, Texas by the University of Texas Wind Ensemble, Jerry Junkin, conductor.  The Ives was premiered on November 22, 2010, while Pictures was premiered on May 4, 2011. Pictures was also featured in the season opening concert by the Dallas Wind Symphony, also conducted by Jerry Junkin on September 6, 2011