Michael Patterson is the newest member of our music team. Michael completed his music performance degree from Washington Adventist University some years ago before moving to the West Coast to study conducting at La Sierra University. It was there that he served as the assistant conductor of the Loma Linda University Sanctuary Chorus and Orchestra as well as the assistant conductor of the Dana Point Symphony. From California, Michael headed to Bard College Conservatory in New York where he served as the assistant conductor of the Conservatory Orchestra as well as the Bard Community Orchestra. All this while studying with Leon Botstein and the late Harold Farberman. He has also studied composition with Joan Tower, a renowned American composer, and teacher.