Faculty & Staff
Assistant Professor of Low Brass & Music Education
Tuba Christmas 2012
- Doctorate of Musical Arts - Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
- Masters of Music - University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
- Bachelor of Music -Education University of Mary, Bismarck, ND
- Bachelor of Music Performance - University of Mary, Bismarck, ND
- Applied Trombon, Euphonium, & Tuba
- Secondary Instrumental Music Education Methods
- Campus Band
- Pep Band
- Student Teacher Observations
- Seminar in Student Teaching
- Low Brass Methods
Dr. Patrick Lawrence is Assistant Professor of Trombone, Euphonium and Tuba at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. He completed the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Arizona State University where his dissertation Solo Literature for Trombone and Organ, an annotated bibliography, was recognized as an important musical reference for trombonists and educators. Dr. Lawrence also holds a Master of Music Degree from the University of Arizona, and Bachelor degrees in Secondary Music Education and Performance from The University of Mary.
An active performer, he is the conductor of the Wausau Symphonic Band, and principal trombonist with the Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra. A strong advocate for collaboration with organists, he commissioned and premiered “Resolution for Trombone and Organ” in 2009 and performed at the American Guild of Organists-South West Convention. He served as 2nd trombonist with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra during the 2007-08 season and has given recitals in the United States and Canada. As a sideman, Patrick has shared the stage with musical greats Yo-Yo Ma, Louis Bellson, The Temptations, Doc Severinsen, Wayne Newton, Jerry Lewis, Linda Ronstadt, the Don Rickles Orchestra, Buddy Morrow and the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, and the Artie Shaw Big Band.
Dr. Lawrence is a passionate educator, working with elementary through college-age students. He taught middle school band and orchestra for six years during which time his student groups received superior and excellent ratings at local, state and national music festivals. As Adjunct Professor for the University of Arizona Extended University, Dr. Lawrence developed and taught correspondence courses in Music Appreciation, World Music, Jazz History and Music Theory. In his private teaching studio and master classes, he works with students of all levels and abilities.
Dr. Lawrence has articles and music reviews published in the International Trombone Association Journal, the International Tuba and Euphonium Association Journal, and Wisconsin School Musician.