Guest Conductor: Patrick Jensen
Patrick Jensen has been an active musician in the Detroit area for most of his life. He attended Wayne State University for both his Undergraduate Degree (Music Education) and Master’s Degree (Conducting, studying with Doug Bianchi). While at Wayne State, Patrick played Trumpet in several ensembles and even was the musical director of the school’s Pep Band for a short time.
Outside of Wayne State, Patrick has performed and worked with many musical organizations in the area. These ensembles include the Detroit Symphony Civic Orchestra, The Dearborn Symphony, and the Henry Ford College Big Band amongst others. Patrick also enjoys composing music for a variety of ensembles including Marching Bands, Concert Bands, Orchestras, Jazz Ensembles, and even Rock Bands.
Currently, Patrick is teaching music classes at Henry Ford College and is the conductor for the Downriver Community Band. When he really wants to let his hair down, Patrick also performs in various Rock and Jazz groups including a Frank Zappa tribute band that is featured at local music festivals.
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