Dustin Patrick

Performer, educator, and founding member of The Valley Winds, Dustin received his Master’s degree in Percussion Performance from UMass-Amherst and has studied with Michael DeQuattro (Rhode Island College), Ayano Kataoka (UMass-Amherst), and Thomas P. Hannum (UMass-Amherst). He has performed and taught with various ensembles and institutions throughout New England including various marching bands, drum corps, percussion ensembles, concert bands, and orchestras. Currently Dustin is a freelance artist in western Massachusetts and regularly teaches at Mount Holyoke College (South Hadley, MA), Belchertown Public Schools (MA), and Enfield High School (CT).