Patrick has received the VSA Kentucky Young Soloists Award each year from 2001 to 2005. He has performed throughout the country and has appeared on national television. People Magazine did a feature story on him. He has received the Presidential Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement from both President Clinton and President Bush. Patrick’s fascination with the piano began at the age of nine months when his father began teaching him how to play. He played trumpet in the University of Louisville Marching Band and has studied piano with Julliard graduate Hinda Ordman.