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Patrick Posey

About this Artist

Hailed by the New York Times as ‘brilliantly stylish,’ Pat Posey is a versatile saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist. He performs with the San Francisco Symphony and Los Angeles Philharmonic, is a founding member of  the Los Angeles Reed Quintet (LARQ) and the NYC-based Le Train Bleu, and has appeared at Carnegie Hall with composers John Adams, Thomas Adés, Peter Eötvos, and Michael Tilson Thomas conducting their own works. He’s collaborated with Iraqi oud virtuoso Rahim AlHaj, and in 2009 performed as ocarina soloist with the YouTube Symphony in a livestream with over 1.7 million views. Upcoming highlights include saxophone concertos by John Adams and Jacques Ibert, recitals featuring lost music of the Austrian-American Jewish composer Edvard Moritz, and a debut performance with the National Symphony Orchestra among others. He can be heard as principal saxophonist on releases of the San Francisco Symphony (Ives Symphony no. 4), Lake Forest Symphony (James Stephenson Symphony no. 3) and Michael Torke Orchestra (Psalms and Canticles). More information can be found at