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Patricia Drain

Education:
  • Bachelor of Arts, Pennsylvania State University, Graduate, Berklee College of Music
  • Private Studies:  Paul Shumsky, Larry Baione, Jerry Bergonzi, Jon Wheatley, and Dan Alosa
  • Vocal Studies:  Eddie Watson, Sharon Broadley, and Rebecca Parris
Professional Experience:

Founder of Trillium a jazz trio that has performed extensively throughout New England. Patricia currently performs with guitarist Paul Kinnear as part of the duo Swing Set. They often performed at Musikfest in Pennsylvania where they shared the bill with the Fifth Dimension, Diane Schuur, and Queen Ida among others. The duo continues to perform at various venues in and around the Boston Cape Cod area. They have been featured on several shows for C3TV Cape Cod television as well as WGBH radio with Ron Della Chiesa. Patricia also continues to work as a sideman with Java Swing an 8 piece swing orchestra.

Additional Experience:

Played guitar with orchestra for Jesus Christ Superstar as well as several others Recordings: All the Nights Magic with Suzanne Clark Swing Set with Paul Kinnear

Accomplishments:

Patricia in cooperation with Paul Kinnear, has established Middle Street School of Music. The school has become a well respected educational facility for the study of music and is a much needed supplement to the public education in the area. Middle Street School of Music employs some of the most respected music professionals.