A native of Jacksonville, Florida, Patrick Kreeger made his Carnegie Hall debut at age 17 and completed his undergraduate studies at Philadelphia’s Curtis Institute of Music, studying organ and piano with Alan Morrison and Susan Starr, respectively. Kreeger was the recipient of the Robert Baker scholarship at Yale University, where he earned his master’s degree under Martin Jean, and was awarded the Doctor of Musical Arts degree as a student of Paul Jacobs at The Juilliard School.
Kreeger has performed in many national and international venues, including Benaroya Hall (Seattle); Meymandi Symphony Hall (Raleigh, North Carolina); Verizon Hall (Philadelphia); Bulgaria Hall (Sofia, Bulgaria); St. Patrick’s Cathedral (New York City); Cook Hall (St. John’s, Newfoundland); Peterborough Cathedral (U.K.); Musée des Augustins (Toulouse, France), and Kunsten Museum of Fine Art (Aalborg, Denmark) as well as other venues in the U. S., U. K., France, Italy, Israel, Bulgaria, and Denmark. He gave his symphonic debut in 2008, performing Sergei Rachmaninoff’s first piano concerto under the baton of William Henry Curry and the North Carolina Symphony, and he has been guest soloist with the Musica Sacra Chamber Orchestra, Symphonicity, Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra, Barton College/Wilson Symphony Orchestra, and the SUNY-Purchase Conservatory Orchestra.
Kreeger serves as the associate organist at New York City’s historic Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, where he works with a 20-voice professional choir. As an educator, he serves on the Music Theory and Analysis faculty at the Juilliard School and Juilliard’s Evening Division. During the summers, he serves on faculty at Curtis Institute of Music’s Young Artist Summer Program, teaching choral conducting, chamber music, and musical studies.