Fountain City Brass Band
Patrick Oliverio is currently solo cornet with the Fountain City Brass Band, Cornet/Trumpet Instructor with the National Youth Brass Band of America, principal trumpet of the Northland Symphony Orchestra, and is an active clinician and private lessons instructor in the Kansas City metro area.
He has had the pleasure of performing with ensembles such as the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, the Kansas City Symphony, and the Alabama Symphony Orchestra.
Patrick began his music education at the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville which he attended for his undergraduate degree in trumpet performance. During his time in Fayetteville, Patrick had the pleasure of performing with The Symphony of Northwest Arkansas, Arkansas Philharmonic, and the Fulbright Brass Quintet. Some of his selected achievements include: winning 1st and 2nd place at the state and regional level of the MTNA Soloist competition and the International Trumpet Guild’s Scholarship Competition in 2011, 2012, and 2013.
In 2013, Patrick moved to Kansas City with his wife Jennifer Oliverio and joined the award-winning group the Fountain City Brass Band. Since becoming full-time members, the FCBB have won their 7th US Open Competition and 5th North American Brass Band Championship. He also had the opportunity to tour with Fountain City to Gateshead, England in 2017 when they placed 2nd in Brass in Concert and 3rd in the Scottish Open Championship.
In 2016, Patrick began his graduate studies at the University of Missouri - Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance. During his masters studies Patrick had the pleasure of playing in the Conservatory Symphony Orchestra and the Conservatory Wind Symphony under the direction of Professor Steven D. Davis. Patrick was a member and a soloist of the Wind Symphony during their featured performance at the 2017 CBDNA conference in Kansas City. That same year Patrick placed 1st in the Graduate Solo Division of the National Trumpet Competition in Denver, Colorado.
In 2018, Patrick accepted a Graduate Teaching Assistantship at Michigan State University for his DMA studies. While at Michigan State Patrick has performed with the Beaumont Brass Quintet, Symphony Orchestra, and the Wind Symphony under the direction of Dr. Kevin Sedatole.
Patrick has studied with phenomenal teachers such as Frank Campos, Ed Carroll, Justin Emerich, Dr. Richard Rulli, and Dr. Keith Benjamin.