July 18, 2013
Patrick Moore has been added to the HBU music faculty as Director of Bands. His responsibilities will include developing a HBU band and forming a marching band which will perform at all home football games and all home basketball games. He is an active percussion performer, educator, arranger, adjudicator and clinician.
Moore is a versatile percussionist with experience in many areas of percussion, from concert to marching to world and many others. He has performed at various state Day of Percussion events and other education conferences. Moore has done special performances with Jeff Queen, Robert W. Smith, The United States Army and Field Band, and at the International Society of Music Education in Beijing China. He has worked many summer music camps and adjudicated many marching contests, as well as state, solo and ensemble festivals.
After earning a Bachelor in Music from the University of Arkansas, Moore earned a Master in Music from Texas Tech University, where he arranged and instructed for the percussion section of the Texas Tech Drumline and Steel Drum Band.
Moore is also a published author having arrangements published by Alfred Publishing Company. His professional affiliation includes Percussive Arts Society.
There is a long list of schools for which Moore has arranged music, including: The University of Arkansas, Texas Tech University, Eastern Oklahoma State College, West Memphis High School, Bentonville High School, Little Rock Central High School, Blytheville High School, East Junior High School, West Junior High School, Wonder Junior High School, Dunbar Middle School, Iles Elementary School, McAlester High School, Hartshorne High School, and Quinton High School.