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Patrick Marsh received his bachelors degree in viola performance from the University of Michigan and his masters degree from The Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins.


As a violist, Patrick was one of the founding members of

"Clemens Quartet," a string quartet performing and competing throughout the United States.


As a violinist, Patrick is a former concertmaster of The Los Angeles County High School for the Arts.  His performance opportunities have taken him across the United States, Europe, and St. Petersburg Russia.

Though classical music is the foundation of his technique, you will find him branching out into the Jazz and Rock generes. Patrick plays a blue Fourness Fuse 5string electric violin and runs it through a Line6 Helix for effects, and 2 Gallien Krueger bass amps in stereo.


Patrick can also be heard as a featured soloist in such feature films as "Kids vs. Monsters" and "Pali Road" as well as such video games as "Rellics of Gods" and Disney's "Cartooniverse."




2019-2021         Private Viola Study, C.J. Chang
2015-2019         Peabody Institute, Graduate Study, Viola Performance

2015-2019         Private Viola Study, Yizhak Schotten

2015-2019         University of Michigan, Undergraduate Study, Viola Performance

2012-2015         Private Violin/Viola Study, Lorenz Gamma

2000-2012         Private Violin/Viola Study, Gail Acosta

2008-2013         Private Piano Study, Svetlana Transky

2011-2015         Los Angeles County High School for the Arts  9th - 12th Grade

Summer Music Festivals
2018                  Borromeo Music Festival, Switzerland
2018                  Zodiac Music Festival, France

2017-2018        Aspen Music Festival

2012-2016        Montecito Music Festival

2015                  Texas String Camp, Austin Texas

2014                  JCM Honors Tour (Helsinki, Talinn, St. Petersburg)

Performing Experience

2016-2018        University Symphony Orchestra, University of Michigan

2016                  Faculty Chamber Recital with Martin Chalifour, Montecito

2015-2018        Chamber Music Program, University of Michigan    

2015-2016        University Philharmonia Orchestra, University of Michigan

2014-2015        Concertmaster LACHSA Orchestra

2012-2014        Colburn Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Music Program

2011-2015        LACHSA Symphony, Opera Orchestra, Chamber Music

2010-2015        Junior Chamber Music, Honors Recitals

Work Experience/Community Service
2021                 Santa Barbara Symphony, section viola

2019-2020       Peabody Institue, section viola

2016-2019       Ann Arbor Symphony, section viola

2017                 Lucas Arts Sphero Commercial Recording

2015-2016       Dream Orchestra, section viola

2015                 Studio Recording for movie soundtrack “Pali Road”

2015-2017       San Fernando Valley Symphony Assistant Principal Viola

2014                 Studio Recording for movie soundtrack “Kids vs Monsters”

2013-2015       Mentor for Youth Orchestra of LA (YOLA)

2013                 Studio Recording work for Disney

2012-2016       Community Service Concerts for Musicteers

Awards, Masterclasses, Competitions

2020        Masterclass, Juan-Miguel Hernandez

2018        Masterclass, Che-Yen Chen

2018        Masterclass, Boston Music Institute

2017        Concerto Competition, University of Michigan

2016        Simon Rattle Masterclass, University of Michigan

2016        Máté Szűcs Masterclass, University of Michigan

2016        Paul Coletti Masterclass, Montecito

2015        Martin Katz Masterclass, University of Michigan

2015        Cynthia Phelps Masterclass, University of Michigan

2015        Donald McInnes Masterclass, Montecito

2015        Finalist Saint Paul String Quartet Competition

2015        First Prize Enkor Music Competition

2014        From The Top Radio Program, Clemens Quartet

2014        Yizhak Schotten Masterclass, Montecito

2014        Quarter Semi Finalist Fischoff Competition (May 2014)

2014        Hal Grossman Masterclass, LACHSA

2014        Ralph Kirshbaum Masterclass, JCM

2014        Performance of “The Little Sweep” with James Conlon

2013        Beethoven Quartet Project, USC (Che-Yen Chen, Karen Dreyfus, Paul Katz

Masterclasses and Concerts

2013        First Place, Viola Concerto Competition, Montecito

2013        Roberto Diaz Masterclass, Montecito

2013        First Place VOCE Competition, Intermediate Ensemble

2012        Ron Leonard Masterclass, JCM

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