Composition, Piano, Brass, Woodwind & Voice
Composer, conductor, and multi-instrumentalist Patrick Valentino has been teaching private music lessons for over two decades. He currently directs the choir from the organ bench at Sancta Maria Maris Stella Parish in Beverly, where he is also Founder and Director of the Stella Concert Series. In 2018 he was named Music Director of Calliope, a unique choral-orchestral ensemble in Boston.
He has previously served as Music Director of the Bay Colony Brass, Assistant Conductor for the Ithaca College Orchestras, Westfield Symphony and Symphony NOVA. He has conducted the Monmouth, Cornell, Brookline and Rivers Symphonies, Massive Brass, Symphony NOVA, the Mihail Jora and Arlington Philharmonics, and the St. Petersburg Music Society.
Patrick’s music has been performed by the Nashua Symphony, Monmouth Symphony, Central New Jersey Symphony, Oak Ridge Community Orchestra, the Brevard Music Center, Ariel String Quartet, and the brass ensembles of the Moscow Conservatory, among others. Current projects include flash operas and a monumental plan to set the Bible to music in its entirety. In his spare time, he enjoys bike riding, hiking, cooking, and woodworking.
Key Notes offers seasonal recitals at the conclusion of the school year.