Patrick Rooney is a composer, arranger, and conductor who strives to explore emotion, nature, and imagination while inspiring and connecting with others through his music. Patrick’s compositions utilize techniques and styles from the past and present creating colorful, expressive, and innovative music with rich harmonies. Though primarily focused on choral music, Mr. Rooney enjoys composing and arranging for various genres and ensemble types; seeking to create approachable and exciting music. Patrick has conducted community and university choirs in the performance of his music. His music has been performed by professional, university, high school, and community choirs and performers in various American and European venues. Patrick grew up in Denver, Colorado spending three and a half years studying music composition and voice at the University of Northern Colorado. After moving to Portland, Oregon, Patrick enrolled at Portland State University where he completed his Bachelor of Music in Composition.
Scores for most works are 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. Requests to rescore existing works for new ensembles are welcomed.
Patrick is available for hire for a variety of services. Rates vary depending on the time required and the difficulty of work. Original Compositions, Arrangements, and more are available. Contact Patrick for more information.