Patrick Dalton-Holmes, violin

Marked by his expressive power and formidable technique in performance, Patrick Dalton-Holmes has been heard all over the United States, Europe, and Asia as a soloist and chamber musician. He has worked with a number of distinguished conductors including Michael Tilson Thomas and performed with prominent orchestras such as Detroit Symphony Orchestra as well as New World Symphony. Presently, Patrick serves as a member of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra while maintaining an active teaching schedule in Indianapolis. Prior to his time with The Pacific Crest Music Festival, Patrick has also participated at the Aspen Music Festival and the Music Academy of the West.

Patrick has received his Bachelor of Music at the Cleveland Institute of Music and Graduate Performance Degree from University of Michigan. Prior to college, Patrick attended the Young Artist Program at the Cleveland Institute of Music where he studied with William Preucil, concertmaster of the Cleveland Orchestra. His other teachers included Paul Kantor, David Cerone, David Updegraff, Kathleen Winkler, and Peter Salaff.