Virtual Education Series
"Skill vs. Talent: Practicing Smarter!"

Freaking out in quarantine?  Finding it IMPOSSIBLE to concentrate?  Need to fall in love with learning, again?  Worried you don’t have enough talent?  ​​​​​​​

Join Patrick Sheridan for this inspirational clinic about intention and focus.  Discover pathways to improved musicianship, inspiration, and meaning in your music career.

​​​​​​​Patrick Sheridan is one of the most celebrated soloists in the tuba’s history. At 20 years of age, Sheridan became a member of “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band. During his military service, he thrilled audiences across the United States with his amazing virtuosity and musicianship as one of the band’s primary soloists.

​​​​​​​Since then, Sheridan has gone on to become an incredibly diverse artist with concert performances transcending stylistic genres, in venues ranging from the White House to NBA half-time shows to the Hollywood Bowl. He has been featured in television and radio broadcasts on 4 continents, including appearances on NBC’s Today Show and NPR’s All Things Considered and Performance Today. Sheridan maintains a busy international career with more than 75 concerts annually.

Beyond his busy performing life, Sheridan’s commitment to education is extensive. Along with Sam Pilafian, Sheridan is the co-author of the world’s best-selling breathing method for instrumental improvement, The Breathing Gym. Sheridan has over 20 years of experience in the music industry as a design consultant. Instruments influenced by Patrick’s designs can be found in professional orchestras, military bands and chamber ensembles around the world. He currently works as a design consultant for KHS America.

  • Patrick Sheridan

    Freelance Recording Artist / Clinician

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