Project Description

A native Calgarian, Patrick Staples began studying the double bass at the age of twelve with Sheila Garrett, Assistant Principal Bassist of the Calgary Philharmonic. He holds a bachelor’s degree in music performance from the Colburn Conservatory in Los Angeles and a master’s degree from Rice University in Houston. Prior to joining the Calgary Philharmonic in 2013, Patrick was a member of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra.