He was born in Toronto in 1948 and grew up playing rhythm and blues while studying Bach, Bernstein, and Fats Domino.
During his over fifty years as a professional musician, he has worked with many wonderful artists, including Bruce Cockburn, Daniel Lanois, Raffi, Ben Mink, Mendelson Joe, Holly Cole, and Marc Jordan.
Patrick scored many of the National Film Board of Canada's most popular films, including Richard Condie's Academy Award nominated animations The Big Snit and La Salla, the Oscar winning short Bob's Birthday and the hit British TV animated series Bob and Margaret.
His productions for Classical Kids, Mister Bach Comes To Call, Beethoven Lives Upstairs, and Mozart's Magic Fantasy are all Certified Platinum, and his children's classic Joshua Giraffe, made famous by Raffi, has sold over one million copies.
Patrick is based on Vancouver Island, where he continues to perform, teach and record.