Monday Soul Break Concert Series

Monday, November 7, 2022
12:30pm - 1:00pm

Take a 30-minute break for your soul. Free admission.

Aaron Patterson

Aaron Patterson is a proud recipient of a Kovner Fellowship at the Juilliard School, where he is pursuing his Master’s Degree in organ performance under the tutelage of Paul Jacobs. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree as the Charles and Judith Freyer Annual Fellow at the Curtis Institute of Music, where he studied organ performance with Alan Morrison. He also received a certificate in harpsichord performance with Leon Schelhase. Prior to this, Mr. Patterson studied organ with Dennis Elwell and piano with Dolly Krasnopolsky.

Mr. Patterson won first place at the 2017 Albert Schweitzer Organ Competition and the 2016 West Chester University International Organ Competition. He has also been a recipient of the Pogorzelski-Yankee Memorial Scholarship from the American Guild of Organists and the Bart Pitman Memorial Music Scholarship from the Delaware Valley Music Club.

A lover of collaboration, Mr. Patterson has performed with orchestras, violinists, flautists, choirs, and other keyboardists. His performance venues include the Wanamaker Grand Court, where he is an assistant organist, Boardwalk Hall, and the Kimmel Center. Mr. Patterson is currently assistant organist at Tenth Presbyterian Church. He has also been organ scholar at St. Thomas’s Episcopal Church in Whitemarsh, PA.

A Christian and a native of Philadelphia, Mr. Patterson enjoys Bible study, reading, hiking, cooking, and following Major League Baseball.

November 2022
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