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An amateur community wind orchestra in Montreal's West Island since 1984
Kirkland Concert Band

MUSICAL DIRECTOR

 

Patrick Downs has been the conductor of the Kirkland Concert Band since its inception in 1984.

A native of the U.S. "North Country", born in Plattsburgh, New York, Patrick holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in music from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh, and has been a professional musician since 1972.

He has performed with the Canada Symphony Orchestra, the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, the Kitchener-Waterloo Orchestra and the Montreal Symphony Orchestra. He is currently a member of the Millenium Brass and instructs budding musicians at a number of West Island elementary and high schools.