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Rachel Patrick

violin, viola

San Francisco, CA
32 Played at 32 groupmuses!

Rachel Patrick

violin, viola

About

Violinist/violist, Rachel Patrick enjoys a versatile musical life as both a performer and teaching artist. She has taken part in successful solo tours of Europe, Asia and the United States, including a benefit concert for the Harlem School for Strings in Carnegie Weill Recital Hall. She has performed as soloist with orchestras across the United States and Europe, including performing Kevin Puts' Violin Concerto with the South Bend YSO and the German premier of Tan Dan’s “Hero” Concerto with the Schleswig Holstein Festival Orchestra. Her recording with Sinfonia Varsovia of David Canfield's Rhapsody after Gershwin, a piece written for and dedicated to her, was released on Toccata Classics in May 2016.

Ms. Patrick has been the recipient of both a Suzuki and Friends Chamber Music fellowship and a Starling Chamber Music fellowship. She has also presented chamber music recitals on three continents, collaborating with such artists as Allison Eldredge, Eric Kim, Michael and Daria Adams, Dale Barltrop, Joshua Roman, Alex Kerr and Dmitry Sitkovetsky, among others, and worked with Osvaldo Golijov on a program celebrating his compositions. She has recorded chamber music and solo albums for the Enharmonic, Albany and Crystal labels, collaborating with artists such as flutist, James Pellerite and saxophonist, Kenneth Tse. Ms. Her debut solo CD “Presenting Rachel Patrick” featuring works by Ravel, Korngold and Strauss was released on the Enharmonic label in August 2011. Patrick also recently completed a successful concert tour of Asia with her trio with Mr. Tse, NuExpressions. She is also the violinist/violist and a founding member of the San Francisco-based Vinifera Trio. She is an artist for the Classicopia, Trinity Alps, Bodhi Tree North and AmiciMusic chamber music series.

Ms. Patrick has served as the concertmaster for numerous orchestras including the Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Napa Valley, the Arbor Opera Orchestra, Indiana University Chamber Orchestra and as frequent guest concertmaster for the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra and the Hollins Chamber Orchestra, which she joined for a tour to Italy in 2009. Ms. Patrick’s primary concertmaster appointment was with the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival Orchestra in Germany, a post that she held from 2009-2012. With this ensemble, she has participated in extensive tours of North America and Europe, as well as a collaboration with Lang Lang and Herbie Hancock for the internationally broadcast Lang Lang 30th Birthday at the O2 World Arena in Berlin. Currently the concertmaster of Livermore Opera Orchestra, she has also enjoyed performing with many of the Bay area’s orchestral ensembles, including the Berkeley Symphony, Merced Symphony, Modesto Symphony, Sacramento Philharmonic, and Oakland Symphony.

A native of Bloomington, Indiana, Ms. Patrick began her musical studies at the age of three with Mimi Zweig in the pre-college String Academy program at Indiana University. Joining their prestigious touring group, the Violin Virtuosi, at the age of eight, she is also featured in the Emmy-nominated film documentary about the group, Circling Around. Ms. Patrick completed a Bachelor of Music degree at the University of Michigan studying with Stephen Shipps and Yehonatan Berick and completed graduate studies at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, serving as an Associate Instructor of violin and studying with Alexander Kerr.

Ensemble profiles

Past groupmuses (32)

  • Salon

    Gershwin’s “An American in Paris” in a Historic Clubhouse

    Sunday, Oct 22, 2023 2:00 PM PDT

    • Neighborhood: Cathedral Hill, SF
    • Instruments: clarinet, violin, piano
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened 4 months ago

  • Centuries of Sound - Chamber Music for Strings, Piano and Voice

    Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 2:00 PM PST

    • Neighborhood: Cathedral Hill, SF
    • Composers: Schumann, Beach, Clarke, Dohnanyi
    • Instruments: Piano, String Trio, Voice
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened about 1 year ago

  • 405 Shrader presents "Midsummer Moon"

    Saturday, May 21, 2022 6:30 PM PDT

    • Neighborhood: Haight-Ashbury, SF
    • Composers: Rebecca Clarke, Amy Beach, Ravel, Grieg
    • Instruments: Violin + Piano
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $25+ at event

    Happened almost 2 years ago

  • Enophiles for Vinifera

    Saturday, Feb 2, 2019 1:30 PM PST

    • Neighborhood: Coombsville
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened about 5 years ago

  • Musing in the new year

    Sunday, Jan 20, 2019 6:00 PM PST

    • Neighborhood: Marina District, SF
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened about 5 years ago

  • Midwinter Montclair Beethoven

    Sunday, Jan 13, 2019 2:00 PM PST

    • Neighborhood: Montclair, Oakland
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened about 5 years ago

  • Trinity Alps Beethoven Bash

    Saturday, Jan 12, 2019 7:00 PM PST

    • Neighborhood: South of Market, San Francisco
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened about 5 years ago

  • Massivemuse

    A Massivemuse for the End of Time: Messiaen at Monument

    Friday, Oct 19, 2018 7:30 PM PDT

    • Neighborhood: South of Market, SF
    • Composers: Olivier Messiaen
    • Instruments: Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Piano
    • Price: $20 tickets ($15 for Supermusers)

    Happened over 5 years ago

  • The Vinifera Trio plays music for violin, clarinet, and piano

    Sunday, May 6, 2018 7:00 PM PDT

    • Neighborhood: Southwest Berkeley, Berkeley
    • Composers: Glinka, Brahms
    • Instruments: Clarinet, Cello, Piano
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened almost 6 years ago

  • Saturday Groupmuse - see the city sparkle from the hill

    Saturday, May 5, 2018 7:00 PM PDT

    • Neighborhood: Glen Park, SF
    • Composers: Brahms, Weber, Spohr, Heggie, Benavides
    • Instruments: Piano, Clarinet, Soprano
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened almost 6 years ago

  • VINFERA DOUBLE-HEADA PT. 2

    Saturday, Apr 28, 2018 5:00 PM PDT

    • Neighborhood: Uptown Oakland, Oakland
    • Composers: Beethoven, Brahms
    • Instruments: Cello, Piano
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened almost 6 years ago

  • VINIFERA DOUBLE-HEADA PT. 1

    Saturday, Apr 28, 2018 1:30 PM PDT

    • Neighborhood: Rockridge/North Oakland
    • Composers: Beethoven, Bates, Gershwin
    • Instruments: Cello, Piano, Violin, Clarinet
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened almost 6 years ago

  • Ginormous secret artspace Groupmuse

    Friday, Apr 20, 2018 8:00 PM PDT

    • Neighborhood: South of Market, San Francisco
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened almost 6 years ago

  • Muse over March with Music

    Friday, Mar 23, 2018 7:30 PM PDT

    • Neighborhood: Central Berkeley, Berkeley
    • Instruments: Violin, Viola, Cello
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened almost 6 years ago

  • Potrero Hilltop Groupmuse

    Saturday, Mar 3, 2018 7:30 PM PST

    • Neighborhood: Potrero Hill, SF
    • Composers: Beethoven
    • Instruments: string trio
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened almost 6 years ago

  • Sunset Casita Muse

    Saturday, Feb 3, 2018 7:00 PM PST

    • Neighborhood: Sunset District, SF
    • Composers: Beethoven, Dohnanyi
    • Instruments: Viola, Cello
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened about 6 years ago

  • End your old, begin your new week with music, relaxation, networking in the Marina

    Sunday, Nov 12, 2017 6:30 PM PST

    • Neighborhood: Marina District, SF
    • Composers: Brahms, Messiaen, Ravel
    • Instruments: Violin, Piano
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 6 years ago

  • Steiner Street Inaugural Groupmuse

    Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 7:00 PM PST

    • Neighborhood: Lower Haight
    • Instruments: String trio
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 6 years ago

  • Vinifera Trio on Fillmore

    Friday, Oct 20, 2017 7:00 PM PDT

    • Neighborhood: Cow Hollow, SF
    • Composers: Brahms, Gershwin, Mozart
    • Instruments: Clarinet, Piano, Violin
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 6 years ago

  • Bayview Classical

    Saturday, Sep 23, 2017 7:00 PM PDT

    • Neighborhood: Bayview, San Francisco
    • Composers: Beethoven, Handel, Piazzolla
    • Instruments: Violin, Viola, Cello
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 6 years ago