Patrick's Biography

Patrick Boyle has performed in concert throughout the British Isles and on both coasts of the United States. Patrick currently performs and teaches in Charleston, South Carolina.

Performing locally in Charleston, Patrick has appeared as a soloist in a variety of venues. These include appearances at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival, in recital for the CAM Rush Hour Series, St. Theresa Third Sunday Series, Music Matters! concert series, Bishop Gadsden concert series, and for the Charleston and Summervillle Music Clubs.

Patrick is also an enthusiastic collaborator and is dedicated in particular to sharing contemporary music. He is a founding member of the Charleston Eclipse Ensemble (charlestoneclipse.org) and regularly collaborates with other musicians across a variety of genres and mediums. Patrick has performed on the piano along ballet dancers, with jazz combos and big bands, choirs, and has even enjoyed music-directing musicals.

Patrick is also a dedicated pedagogue. He has served as faculty in performance and theory at Boston College, but enjoys working with students of all ages, levels, and backgrounds. Patrick is currently a member of MTNA, SCMTA, and serves on the Executive Board of CMTA. Patrick currently teaches out of his private studio in West Ashley and at the Charleston Academy of Music (charlestonmusic.org).

Patrick received a double Bachelors in History and Music at Boston College, where he was awarded the Athanasius Kircher SJ Award for excellence in music. He earned a Masters in Music at the Longy School of Music, where he received the Mary Ellis Smith Award for piano performance. His primary piano teachers have been Linda Papatopoli and Dr. Sandra Hebert, and he has worked in masterclasses with artists including Jonathan Bass, Stephen Drury, Leslie Howard, and the Pacifica Quartet.

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