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Patrick Reynolds is an associate professor of music and coordinator of instrumental activities at the University of Dayton where he conducts the University Orchestra and the Symphonic Wind Ensemble and teaches courses in instrumental conducting.
Under his direction the Symphonic Wind Ensemble performs a broad spectrum of great works for wind ensemble and concert band and maintains a high profile on campus. The Symphonic Wind Ensemble performs in regular regional tours and has been invited to perform at several conferences of the Ohio Music Education Association, as well as at the College Band Directors National Association Divisional Conference. Also under the direction of Dr. Reynolds, the University Orchestra performs a rich variety of works for string orchestra in the fall semester and full symphony orchestra in the spring semester, and collaborates in choral and operatic performances on the UD campus.
In addition to his duties at the University of Dayton, Dr. Reynolds serves as Assistant Conductor of the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra. He conducts the DPO in its Magic Carpet, SPARK (School Partners with Artists Reaching Kids) and Young People's Concerts, reaching thousands of students across the Dayton metropolitan area. In addition he has conducted the DPO in classical, pops and summer concerts, as well as for the Miracle of Mozart Festival. In recent seasons he has conducted Dayton Opera productions of Verdi's La Traviata and Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette.
An active guest conductor, Dr. Reynolds has appeared as conductor of the Modesto (CA), Annapolis (MD), Arlington (VA), Queens (NY), High Mountain (NJ) symphony orchestras, and at the Colorado Music Festival in Boulder. He has conducted the Southwest, East Central and Northwest Regional Honors Orchestras of the Ohio Music Education Association and for the Starling Project at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. He serves as conductor of the Giving Strings Orchestra, a community orchestra devoted to raising funds for charitable organizations in the Miami Valley. In addition, Dr. Reynolds serves as conductor of the Dayton Philharmonic Concert Band, a professional ensemble performing a series of summer concerts.
Dr. Reynolds is in his thirteenth season as conductor of the Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, an organization selected from the area's finest high school musicians. Founded in 1937 the DPYO is one of the nation's oldest and most distinguished youth orchestra programs.
As a trumpet player Dr. Reynolds has performed with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra and the Dayton Bach Society. He has presented numerous trumpet workshops and clinics, including presentations at the Ohio Music Education Association conference and the Atlanta International Band and Orchestra conference. With the Pro Musica Brass Trio he recorded a compact disc, "Voyages for Brass," available on the Equilibrium label. He is a member of the University of Dayton Faculty Brass Quintet. Dr. Reynolds studied trumpet with Don Green (Los Angeles Philharmonic), Armando Ghitalla (Boston Symphony Orchestra), Ramon Parcells (Detroit Symphony Orchestra), Alan Siebert, Hakan Hardenberger, Steven Burns and Markus Stockhausen.
- Doctor of Musical Arts, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
- Master of Music, University of Michigan School of Music
- Bachelor of Music, University of Michigan School of Music