History

History
Patrick's Music School (aka Patrick's Musician) first opened its doors for business in 1972. The following 24 years were spent as a full conservatory, one which provided: music lessons; merchandise; rental instruments to local school programs; and sold pianos and organs (Baldwin Piano and Organ Company). Early 1996 the store chose to stop selling merchandise and to limit the business to music lessons only. Today, the school offers lessons for most music instruments with a teaching faculty of professional and educated musicians.

Principal - Ann Patrick Green
A concert pianist who has performed throughout Orange and Los Angeles counties. Her music degrees include: B.M., M.M. Eastman School of Music (N.Y) and D.M.A. studies at the University of Colorado. She is the author/composer of children's music method books, titled "Tickle The Keys" (aka Let's Make Music with Marvin). She teaches selected private students at the school. Ann is an active member of the Fullerton Soroptimist business organization, Sigma Alpha Iota - a national music fraternity, National Guild for Music Teachers, CAPMT of Music Teachers National Association, Musical Arts Club of Orange County and the Orange County Music Teachers Association. She is an active member of several local city committees including Night in Fullerton and the Muckenthaler Cultural Center. Additionally, Ann coordinates the Nixon Presidential Library concert series.

Vice Principal - Heather Patrick Orozco
Daughter of Ann Patrick Green and assists in the organization of the school. Her degrees include: B.A., Music and M.S. Educational Psychology from the University of Southern California (USC) as well as M.A. Counseling from Chapman University (Orange, CA). Heather works with the local city Parks & Recreation departments in scheduling music classes to be offered to the general public. In 1997, Heather took part in a UC-Irvine research program based on studying children with William's Syndrome and the effects of music education. She participated in this program by assisting with the instruction of music to children. Additionally, she was a music teacher for a local elementary school for two years. Currently, Heather teaches both private, semi-private and group lessons at the school in piano and flute. She is a member of the National Guild for Music Teachers, the Orange County Music Teachers Association, Musical Arts Club of Orange County and an honorary member of Sigman Alpha Iota - a national music fraternity.

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