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Bruce Patti

Violin I & II

Rita Sue & Alan Gold Chair

Bruce Patti has been a violinist in the Dallas Symphony Orchestra since 1982. He has violin performance degrees from Indiana and Yale Universities, while studying with Josef Gingold, Jaimie Laredo and Broadus Erle. He was concertmaster of the Yale Philharmonia, Chattanooga Symphony, off-Broadway productions and principal violin in several music festivals. He has toured internationally with famed conductors including Jaap van Zweden, Leonard Bernstein, Eduardo Mata, Andrew Litton and Henry Mancini and was a concertmaster for an NET broadcast of Aaron Copland’s The Tender Land with the composer conducting. He has directed a variety of Chamber Music Concert Series and his concerts have generated thousands of dollars for charities. As a published composer, he is a multi-ASCAP Award winner whose music has been performed to critical acclaim by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Eastern Music Festival and the Fine Arts Chamber Players. He currently performs his music in area schools through the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s Symphony YES program, and teaches students through the Dallas Symp