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Patrick Goeser

College of Performing Arts; Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music
Office Location: Oliphant Hall 307


Patrick Goeser is a recipient of the 2011 United States Presidential Scholars Program's Teacher Recognition Award.  Mr. Goeser is a recognized teacher whose students are performing regularly in leading opera houses around the world including Vienna, Paris, Venice, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Toronto, Santiago, Chile, Glyndebourne Festival Opera as well as the Los Angeles Opera, San Francisco Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Metropolitan and New York City Opera . Most recently his student, Benjamin Bliss, received the Metropolitan Lincoln Center award as the most promising emerging young artist.  A number of his students hold prestigious faculty positions in universities throughout the U.S. such as Florida State University, the University of Mississippi, Oxford and the University of Nebraska.

Mr. Goeser has taught at Universities in Colorado, Kansas, and Southern California as teacher of voice, opera director and choral conductor.  As a tenor soloist, he appeared in recitals, oratorios and operas in venues throughout the Midwest and Southern California.

He is a past president of the L.A. chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) and is frequently engaged as a clinician and adjudicator of vocal competitions.  Many of his students have gone on to prestigious graduate programs such as the University of Illinois, University of Southern California, Manhattan School of Music and The Julliard School, Cincinnati Conservatory, Arizona State University and Rice University.

Mr. Goeser holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Vocal Performance and Music Education and a Master of Arts degree in Vocal Literature and Performance from the University of Iowa.  He pursued his doctoral studies in Vocal Pedagogy and Performance at the University of Northern Colorado.