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Patrick Pridemore

Patrick is a Minneapolis Hornist with a wide array of accomplishments. He has performed with artists ranging from Aretha Franklin, Cheap Trick, and Harry Connick Jr. to Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, The Philadelphia Orchestra, and The Metropolitan Opera Company. He can be heard and/or seen in movies including The Manchurian Candidate (2004), The Greatest Showman, and Joker (2019).

An avid chamber musician, Patrick has spent several summers as a member of the Marlboro Music Festival and toured with Musicians from Marlboro. He has been a guest at many other festivals across the county including Chamber Music from Spoleto Festival USA, the Ravinia Festival, and Tanglewood.

For more than 20 years he worked as a New York City freelance Horn player earning a chair with more than a dozen Broadway and Off Broadway productions and was a member of both the Orchestra of St. Luke's and The Metropolitan Opera Company. Highlights of his time there include sharing the stage with John Lithgow, Simon Rattle, Morgan Freeman, Yo-Yo Ma, Reba McEntire, Alec Baldwin, and Paul McCartney.