Patrick Dupré Quigley
Guest conductor Patrick Dupré Quigley is the founder and artistic director of Seraphic Fire. He has conducted the San Francisco Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, Utah Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Grand Rapids Symphony, New World Symphony, San Antonio Symphony, Louisiana Philharmonic, Mobile Symphony Orchestra, and the Naples Philharmonic. His 2018-19 season also included debuts with Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and New Jersey Symphony, and covers at the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. Patrick Dupré Quigley makes his Music of the Baroque debut with December's Holiday Brass & Choral Concerts, and will also lead "A La Francaise" with the Music of the Baroque Orchestra in April 2020.
During Patrick Dupré Quigley's tenure as artistic director, Seraphic Fire has grown to present forty-five concerts annually over eight subscription programs. The organization's multiple educational outreach programs (Seraphic Fire Youth Initiative; StudentAccess; Seraphic Fire-UCLA Emerging Artist Program; the Professional Choral Institute at the Aspen Music Festival) reach thousands of students, from elementary to graduate school. The Seraphic Fire Media catalog contains sixteen titles; two are recipients of GRAMMY® nominations.
Patrick Dupré Quigley holds a master's degree from the Yale School of Music, an undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame, and has pursued further professional studies at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy's Fundraising School.