Alum Brian Patton Set for Hartford Chorale Conclave, 1/13
Join the Hartford Chorale in welcoming Brian Patton to one of their annual Conclaves on January 13th, 2014! Brian Patton, a graduate of the Hartt School, is one of Boston's most popular cabaret artists and comes to us to perform some of Broadway's biggest hits, including excerpts from shows (Martin Guerre, Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, Pirate Queen, and La Revolution Francaise) selected for the Chorale's May 31 Pops Concert with the Hartford Symphony.
As a singer, pianist, and coach, Mr. Patton has performed throughout the Northeast and New York City for over 20 years. A graduate of the Hartt School of Music in West Hartford, CT, he also did graduate studies in Music Education at Central CT. State University. His vocal group "16th and Savoy" performed regularly at Don't Tell Mama in NYC, and his IRNE award winning "At the Movies" group performed a series of musical reviews with regular appearances at Scullers Jazz Club, Boston.
Mr. Patton accompanied Broadway actress Jackie Hoffman when she performed her one-woman show "The Kvetching Continues" at the Boston Center for the Arts and he also led the onstage band for Joan Rivers's appearances at the Wilbur Theater in 2007. He has recently been hired as artistic director to develop and direct a series of cabaret performances in a new collaboration with CONCORA and TheaterWorks.
The Conclave will begin at 7:15pm and go till 8:45pm at St. James's Episcopal Church, 1018 Farmington Avenue in West Hartford. Be sure to arrive early as refreshments, provided by the Hartford Chorale Social Committee, will be served at 7:00pm and will be made available both before and during the Conclave. Guests are welcome to stay after for a time of visiting and catching up! There will be a suggested Donation of $10 for Non-Members of the Chorale at the door.
For further information, contact the Hartford Chorale office at 860-547-1982.