Patrick Langham joined the University of the Pacific Conservatory of Music (Stockton, CA) as associate professor and Director of Jazz Studies in the Fall of 2003. He holds both the Bachelor of Music with a concentration in jazz studies and the Master of Music with a concentration in jazz studies from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He has taught at the University of South Carolina - Upstate and Tusculum College in Knoxville, TN.
As a saxophonist and director Professor Langham has performed with distinguished jazz artists and on numerous jazz festivals throughout the United States. He has developed and taught courses in jazz history, theory, improvisation, and performance, and has created and operated a highly successful jazz camp at USC Upstate.
At Pacific Professor Langham directs the Pacific Jazz Ensemble, the jazz combos, teaches courses in improvisation, jazz history and theory, and works closely with and teaches in the Brubeck Institute Fellows program, the Brubeck Institute Summer Jazz Colony, the Brubeck Institute Jazz Camp, and the Pacific Music Camps.
Selmer Mark VI
Willing to teach
Intermediate to advanced
Associate Professor & Director of Jazz Studies-University of the Pacific Conservatory of Music,
For rates, hours, & availability, please email: [email protected]
Workshops provided to assist with ensemble phrasing and style. Focus on the development of
improvisation through listening and imitation. Advanced student exercises involve thematic development
and greater ensemble communication.