Biographical information for internationally performed Composer/Conductor, Patrick Rooney.
From expressive, prize-winning classical choral compositions to lively and romantic instrumental and 'a cappella' arrangements for weddings or proposals, explore the many services Patrick Rooney offers.
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Patrick Rooney is a primarily classical music composer, arranger, singer, and conductor who strives to explore emotion, nature, and imagination while inspiring and connecting to others with his music. Patrick’s compositions utilize techniques and styles from the past and present creating colorful, expressive, and innovative music with rich harmonies. Mr. Rooney enjoys composing and arranging for various genres and seeks to create music that is approachable and interesting. His prize-winning choral compositions have been performed in various cities across the United States. Winner of the Ars Nova Singers fifth Colorado Composers competition and Imagine Music Publishing’s 2012 Pathways Series Contest, Patrick has conducted his music in Austria and the Czech Republic while at the Ave Verum international choral competition in 2012. His music has also been performed at St. Peter’s Basilica, the Lincoln Memorial, St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague, and other American and European venues by various professional, university, high school, and community choirs and performers. Patrick has also sung in and conducted choirs for memorial services, including for Oregon Health and Science University’s body donor memorial service. Patrick grew up in Denver, Colorado, and began
studying music composition and voice at the University of Northern Colorado and finished his degree at Portland State University.
Scores for most works available digitally and for hard copy ordering. Sample scores can be ordered free of charge by contacting Patrick through his e-mail or the link below, Some Scores available at www.sheetmusicplus.com. Requests to rescore existing works for other ensembles are welcomed.
Patrick is available for hire for a variety of services. Most services are between 30 and 45$ an hour. Rates vary depending on time and difficulty of work. Original Compositions, Arrangements, Transcriptions and notation services, Conducting/directing for events and ensembles, private lessons, and more are available. Contact Patrick for more information.