Patrick Oliverio (Principal Horn - Fountain City Brass Band)
Patrick Oliverio is Principal Tenor Horn with the Fountain City Brass Band, Adjunct Professor of Music Technology and Video Marketing Coordinator at Missouri Western State University, and is an active clinician and private lessons instructor in the Kansas City metro area.
He has performed with ensembles such as the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Brass Band of Battle Creek, the Kansas City Symphony, Kansas City Ballet, and the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. Patrick began his music education at the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville which he attended for his undergraduate degree in trumpet performance. During his time in Fayetteville, Patrick had the pleasure of performing with the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas, the Arkansas Philharmonic, and the Fulbright Brass Quintet. Some of his selected achievements include winning 1st and 2nd place at the state and regional level of the MTNA Soloist competition and the International Trumpet Guild's Scholarship Competition in 2011, 2012, and 2013.
In 2013, Patrick moved to Kansas City with his wife, Jennifer Oliverio, and joined the award-winning Fountain City Brass Band. Since becoming full-time members, the FCBB have won their 7th US Open Competition and 5th North American Brass Band Championship. He also had the opportunity to tour with the band to Gateshead, England, in 2017 when they placed 2nd in the Brass in Concert contest and 3rd in the Scottish Open Championship.
In 2016, Patrick began his graduate studies at the University of Missouri - Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance. During his Masters studies, Patrick played in the Conservatory Symphony Orchestra and the Conservatory Wind Symphony during their featured performance at the 2017 CBDNA conference in Kansas City. That same year, Patrick placed 1st in the Graduate Solo Division of the National Trumpet Competition in Denver, Colorado.
In 2021, Patrick formed his audio visual production company, Oliverio Sudios LLC. Patrick has studied with teachers such as Frank Campos, Ed Carroll, Justin Emerich, Dr. Richard Rulli, and Dr. Keith Benjamin.
For more information on Patrick Oliverio, go to www.patrickoliverio.com.