Patrick Bolduc

Part-Time Lecturer — Bassoon
Office
MC 227

Biography

Former principal bassoonist of both L'Orchestre Symphonique de Trois-Rivières (2003-2007) and the Niagara Symphony (2007-2012), Patrick is now the principal bassoonist of Symphony New Brunswick, and a founding member of Ventus Machina woodwind quintet.  After studying at the Conservatoire de musique de Québec, Patrick continued his studies in Toronto at the Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory.

M. Bolduc has travelled throughout Canada, USA, Japan, and France.  He has played as a freelance musician with L'Orchestre Symphonique de Québec, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal, L'Orchestre de la francophonie canadienne, and L'Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal among others.  A native of Québec, Patrick now lives and works in New Brunswick, where he spends his time performing with Ventus Machina and Symphony New Brunswick, serving as bassoon faculty at Mount Allison University, caring for his active young family, and operating as the sole proprietor of his independent sports sales agency.