Past and Upcoming, Selected
2023 Rites of Spring Music Festival. As part of their 2023 tour, the quartet will perform commissioned work by Patricio for String Quartet Selva Sonora at Summer Concert and Dine at Castello di Borghese Vineyard as part of the Rites of Spring Music Festival. Mattituck, NY. 07/22.
2023 Legacy Arts International. The Legacy Arts All-Abilities initiative premiered a work commissioned for a differently-abled young pianist written by Patricio. Lewis Center for the Arts. Princeton, NJ. 07/18.
2023 Chelsea Music Festival: Songs of the Earth. Artist-in-Residence soprano Sonya Headlam performed Patricio's work entitled Kecha Tregulfle with text by Mapuche poet Maria Lara Millapan in the language of Mapudungun at the finale of the festival. NYC. 06/29.
2023 St. Peters Morristown. Patricio and tenor Emmanuel Cruz peform works by and inspired by Cuban composers and poets, including original works by Patricio set to Cuban poetry. Morristown, NJ. 06/23.
2023 Ulysses Quartet Premiere. The quartet will premiere commissioned work for String Quartet Selva Sonora on their South American tour at the Sociedad Filharmonica de Lima. Lima, Peru. 05/05.
2023 Eric Steiner Composition Competition. Patricio serves as Chair for the the Music Educators Association of New Jersey's annual composition competition for young composers. Randolph, NJ. 04/30.
2023 National Association for Music Educators (NAfME) Eastern Division Conference. Patricio will give a presentation entitled "The Conservatory at Newark School of the Arts: Building Inclusion in Classical Music". Rochester, NY. 04/15.
2023 Penn State International New-Music Festival and Symposium. Lecture Arabic Music and the Piano: The Use of the Piano in Lebanon and Egypt During the Golden Age of Arabic Music. University Park, PA. 03/24-25.
2023 American String Teachers Association (ASTA) National Conference. Patricio's work for string orchestra and piano Homage to Kahlil Gibran and his work for solo viola Dream for Viola will be read by the conference ensemble. Orlando, FL. 03/15-18.
2023 Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts. Composition Masterclass with Wharton Performing Arts School students. Summit, NJ. 03/03.
2023 New Jersey Music Educator's Association (NJMEA) Annual Statewide Conference. Patricio will give a presentation entitled "The Conservatory at Newark School of the Arts: Building Inclusion in Classical Music". Atlantic City, NJ. 02/23 - 02/25.
2023 Boston New Music Initiative. Patricio's work "Dream for Viola" will be performed by violist Arjun Madan in BNMI's virtual 22-23 Prismatic Congruency series. Boston, MA. 02/18.
2023 The Lives of the Piano. Patricio returns to his alma mater to perform his work for solo piano Amrika as well as Suite Syrienne 1 by Dia Succari at Manhattan School of Music. NYC, NY. 02/16.
2022 Marvin Hamlisch International Music Awards. Patricio will return to serve again as a Composition Judge. Queens, NY. 11/21
2022 6th Annual Research on Contemporary Composition Conference presented by the University of North Georgia. Lecture Arabic Music and the Piano: The Use of the Piano in Lebanon and Egypt During the Golden Age of Arabic Music. 10/29-30.
2022 Frances Clark Center Piano Inspires. Patricio serves as a panelist in their virtual Innovation Summit. 10/28.
2022 Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart. Concert Performance of original solo piano works from upcoming album, D.N.A. Newark, NJ. 10/05.
2022 William Paterson University. Concert Performance of original solo piano works from upcoming album, D.N.A. plus lecture. Paterson, NJ. 10/03.
2022 Recital With the Next Emerging Artists. Presented by International Connection with the Korean Cultural Center New York (KCCNY). Patricio appears in a concert performance at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. New York, NY. 09/26.
2022 Center for Musical Excellence's Annual Concertofest 2022. Patricio joins as a faculty member and performer. Altenburg, AUS. 07/15-25.
2022 Winner: 2022 Emerging Composer Competition. International Women's Brass Conference. As the competition winner, Patricio's work "Fireworks" for brass ensemble and percussion will be performed by the Chromatic Brass Collective during the annual conference. He will also serve on their Composer's Panel. Denton, TX. 05/26.
2022 Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts. Piano Masterclass with Wharton Performing Arts School pianists. 05/11.
2022 Frances Clark Center. Lecture Arabic Music and the Piano: The Use of the Piano in Lebanon and Egypt During the Golden Age of Arabic Music. 05/11.
2022 New Jersey Youth Symphony. The symphony and its director Helen Cha-Pyo has commissioned a symphonic work celebrating the triumph of the arts through the pandemic. 04/30.
2022 World Youth Alliance North America. Patricio returns as Mentor in the arts for their annual Network for Dignity. 03/11.
2022 Yamaha Artist Services and the Music Teacher's National Association Conference. “Creative Career Strategies for the Modern Musician”. Patricio joins a panel who will present a discussion on topics related to lessons learned and emerging trends from the pandemic as well as the various roles the modern musician must play. 3/10.
2022 SphinxConnect 2022. Detriot, MI. 1/27-1/29.
2021 Fantasía on El Condor Pasa. Patricio joined forces with violinist Alejandro Mendoza and award-winning documentarist Nicole Costa to create a music video to accompany Mendoza and Patricio's performance of his piece Fantasía on El Condor Pasa. With special guest Martina Sivori. 12/12.
2021 White Snake Projects Presents SING OUT LOUD: Incarcerated Voices. A virtual performance featuring a performance of a work for cello, piano, and mezzo-soprano to text written by Joseph Dole, an incarcerated person. 11/20
2021 Foro de Compositores Sur. Patricio appeared as the guest for the virtual series highlighting Chilean composers. Sponsored by the Universidad Austral de Chile. 11/11
2021 Composers Corner: NJMEA. Patricio hosts an episode of the MEA's virtual series dedicated to composers. 10/28
2021 Tremün: Celebrating Indigenous Roots. In a sold-out performance, Notes for Growth presents a concert celebrating music by and inspired by indigenous peoples at Carnegie Hall. Featuring the premiere of several pieces by Dr. Molina in collaboration with Mapuche poets Roxana Miranda Rupailaf and María Lara Millapan. Includes a making-of behind-the-scenes documentary. 10/15.
2021 Sixty-Fourth National Convention, College Music Society. Lecture Arabic Music and the Piano: The Use of the Piano in Lebanon and Egypt During the Golden Age of Arabic Music. Rochester, NY. 10/07
2021 New Jersey Music Educator’s Association. Guest speaker. Composer’s Corner. 9/30
2021 Manuelita Cody and the North American Chilean Chamber of Commerce. Webinar Presentation, Special Guest. New York, NY. 9/23
2021 Alabama State University. Composition workshop for performers. Montgomery, Alabama. 09/16
2021 America/Beautiful. Dr. Min Kwon premieres commissioned piece "America the Maqam" in the Catacombs of the Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, NY. 07/08
2021 International Ekmelic Music Society Conference "Mikrotöne: Small is Beautiful”. Lecture Arabic Music and the Piano: The Use of the Piano in Lebanon and Egypt During the Golden Age of Arabic Music. Salzburg, Austria. 07/01
2021 Puerto Rico Collaborative Piano Institute with the Diaz de Moral Foundation. Lecture Arabic Music and the Piano: The Use of the Piano in Lebanon and Egypt During the Golden Age of Arabic Music. 06/17
2021 Puerto Rico Collaborative Piano Institute with the Diaz de Moral Foundation. Lecture: Composition for Performers. Puerto Rico. 06/14
2021 Diaz-Del Moral Foundation. Panelist “Makers and Shakers in Musical Arts” . Puerto Rico. 06/13
2021 New Jersey Youth Symphony. Premiere of comissioned works "Homage to Kahlil Gibran" and "Homage to Nicanor Parra"at the college of St. Elizabeth. Commission includes a collaboration with Nokia Bell Labs where a brand new app developed to accompany the music is released for the performance. 05/15
2021 Music While We're Inside. Featuring a virtual performance of one of Patricio's compositions. 4/25
2021 Notes Extravaganza: A Virtual Concert. Notes For Growth celebrates Piano Day with a colorful program of piano music performed at Opera America. Featuring works by composers from underrepresented groups. 3/29.
2021 World Youth Alliance North America. Patricio serves as Mentor in the arts for annual Network for Dignity. NYC. 03/05
2021 Marvin Hamlisch International Music Awards. Composition Judge. Queens, NY. 03/22
2021 Composers Corner: NJMEA. Patricio is a special guest on an episode of the MEA's virtual series dedicated to composers. 01/15
2020 Virtual Concert: 88 Keys Campaign, Notes for Growth Foundation. A fundraising concert featuring performances by Chilean students who received donated pianos from the foundation, and a performance by Patricio. 8/27
2020 We Are the World, a Virtual Collaboration by Newark School of the Arts. Featuring the students of Newark School of the Arts. Produced by Patricio. 6/15
2020 NJPAC Carollo Program Virtual Concert. In collaboration with students from the Carollo Program at NJPAC. Produced by Patricio. 6/14
2020 Newark School of the Arts Virtual Spring Concert. In collaboration with students from the Carollo Program at NJPAC. 6/13
2020 America the Beautiful Virtual Choir. Featuring the Adult and Children's Choirs at St. Thomas the Apostle of Bloomfield, NJ. Produced by Patricio. 4/22
2020 Virtual Concert. Featuring students of the Newark School of the Arts. Produced by Patricio, including a performance. 4/19
2020 Notes for Growth. A virtual collaboration between a young pianist in Chile playing on a piano donated by the foundation and Patricio 5,600 miles away. Performing original work by composer "Waltz for Four Hands". 4/15
2020 Virtual Choir. Featuring the Adult Choir at St. Thomas the Apostle of Bloomfield, NJ. Produced by Patricio. 4/12
2020 Virtual Living Stations of the Cross. Featuring the youth of St. Thomas the Apostle in Bloomfield, NJ. Produced and performed by Patricio. 4/10
2020 Notes for Growth Foundation Fundraiser Concert. Opera America NYC. Premiere of "Prelude", helped to raise $16,000 for foundation. 3/11
2020 The Discovery Orchestra. Roll Out the Red Carpet - Intimate afternoon in a private New Jersey home with Maestro George Maull and Patricio playing his own compositions and Chopin's Piano Sonata No. 3. 2/16
2019 Center for Musical Excellence Gala. Performance of Bach's French Overture. Morristown, NJ. 12/8
2019 Universidad Austral de Chile Presenta. Music by Patricio Molina, Chris Opperman, and Edgar Girtain. 10/17
2019 Greater Princeton Steinway Society Presents Cristina Altamura. Performance includes A Musical Portrait performed by Cristina Altamura. 11/3
2019 Opera America NYC. Notes for Growth Foundation Fundraiser Concert. Premiere fundraising concert for the composer’s foundation. 9/26
2019 Clement’s Place. Performance of Samba for solo piano. Newark, NJ. 6/2
2019 Van Vleck Mansion and Gardens. Performance of music by New Jersey composers, with the composer and his students performing music by Robert Aldridge, George Walker, and Patricio Molina. 5/16
2019 George Walker. Celebration of George Walker’s music with the composer performing Walker’s pieces as well as original pieces. 5/4
2019 Newark Museum. Newark School of the Arts 2019 Gala. Premiere of composer's work "Lincoln Park Miracle" for children's choir. 4/9
2019 The Latin American Piano. Performances of original pieces for voice, piano, as well as arrangements of pieces for four hands by the composer (composer and Dr. Min Kwon on piano). Newark School of the Arts. 5/5
2019 Harvard Club of New Jersey. The composer performing original music in an event for Newark School of the Arts. 3/30
2018 A Night of Inspiration at Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium with Ray Chew. The concert included the composer’s premiere of a collaborative work with Ray Chew. 12/15
2018 Castle Village Events. The Transcending Power of Music Lecture Recital on the persuasive power of music and performance featuring the music of Chopin. NYC. 10/25
2018 Home of Natalie McKenzie, founder and president of Whole Woman. Event was organized by the composer with performances celebrating the music of African American Women. Premier of Free at Last! with the composer on piano and Sonya Headlam, soprano. 9/30
2018 Rutgers University. Lecture Recital for the degree of DMA. Performed Chopin’s Piano Sonata in b minor Op. 58. Lecture on Rhetoric and Music. 11/19
2018 Offices of Credibility Capital. Celebrating the opening of a new business in Newark. The composer performed original music with his students. 11/8
2018 Nanina’s in the Park. Newark School of the Arts 50th Anniversary Reunion Celebration Concert. Composer played his own compositions. 10/9
2018 Show Me Your Heart Foundation. Performance celebrating the music of Korea. Samba was the opening performance for the evening. 8/25
2018 Our Lady Queen of Peace Church. The concert was entitled “An Evening in Cuba” with the composer performing original music set to Cuban poetry as well as Cuban composers.
2018 Roots. Patricio performs the music of Cuba, including a set of his own Cuban-inspired pieces for tenor voice featuring Alejandro Salvia. St. Peter's Church, NYC. 6/9
2018 Newark School of the Arts 50th Anniversary Gala at NJPAC. Performed original work "Samba" with NJSO musicians Brennan Sweet and Jonathan Spitz. 4/10
2017 Our Lady Queen of Peace Church. Benefit Concert for victims of hurricane affecting Houston, Texas. 8/24
2017 Immaculate Conception Church. Mahwah, NJ. Concert entitled "Spring Praise" including debut of composer's original music. 6/10
2017 Rutgers University Annual Piano Gala. Carnegie Hall. Composer played own pieces A Nicanor Parra and A Chilean Flavor. Reviewed by New York Concert Review as "demonstrating a fluent command of the instrument as well as a natural sense of his national music."
2015 Pianists from Mason Gross School of the Arts. Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall. Event was reviewed in the New York Times, with the premier of A Chilean Flavor. 2/17
2015 San Silverio Shrine, NY. Sponsored by the Padre Pio Foundation. Performance with the New York Trio with arrangements of popular tenor tunes by the composer. 9/29
2014 Benefit Concert for "Homes for Our Troops". First Congregational Church of Park Ridge, NJ presents an offering of patriotic and concert music featuring performances by Patricio. Proceeds to benefit "Homes for Our Troops". 5/4
2013 The Harvard Club of New York. Composer performed works by Bach, Chopin, and Molina. 6/16
2012 New York Athletic Club. Gala honoring former President of Chile Michelle Bachelet. Performance of selections from composer's opera La Sargento de la Concepción with the composer on piano. 3/23
2012 St. John Lutheran Church. Performance of original choral music with the composer conducting and playing the organ and piano. 6/9
2012 Master Class with Lang Lang. Held at Manhattan School of Music. 10/1
2012 Instituto Cervantes in NYC. Celebration of the award given to Nicanor Parra with the poet in the audience. Premier of original work A Nicanor Parra performed by the composer.
2011 NJPAC Gala. Performed "Triana" by Albeniz in the main theater in a sold out performance, including a filmed interview of Patricio featuring his life and philosophy on music. 10/2
2010 United for Peace – Tribute to the United Nations Peacekeeping Operations. Carnegie Hall. Performance with the Peace Trio founded by Patricio Molina, featuring tenor Luciano Lamonarca. 12/14
2010 The New York Times Conference Center. Earthquake Relief Concert. Presented by the Gabriela Mistral Foundation and VOCES, The Latino Heritage Network of the New York Times Company. 3/18
2010 St. Patrick’s Cathedral in NYC. Benefit concert for Chile after earthquake. 6/6
2010 Consulate General of Argentina. Sponsored by the Consul General of Argentina and the Consul General of Chile. Earthquake relief concert. 4/6
2010 Manhattan School of Music. Benefit concert for Chile after earthquake. 3/18
2010 NJPAC Pre-Performance Prelude. Performance of "El Albaicin" by Albeniz. 2/15
2008 The Hackensack Cultural Arts Center. Latin America Art Show / Muestra de arte latinoamericano. Performance and introductions given by Patricio. 5/2
2008 From The Top. Carnegie Hall. Performed Toccata by Mennin as part of television performance with PBS network. 2/24
2008 Lang Lang with the New York Philharmonic. Pre-performance prelude. NJPAC
2008 Itzak Perlman. Pre-performance prelude. NJPAC
2007 Nelson Freire. Pre-performance prelude. NJPAC
2007 Anne-Sophie Mutter. Pre-performance prelude. NJPAC
2006 Concerto Competition Performance at Manhattan School of Music Pre-College. Performance of Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No. 2 as competition winner. 12/16
2006 Wall to Wall Stravinsky. Symphony Space, NYC. Performed Stravinsky's Scherzo for Piano. Reviewed by the New York Times as a "gifted artist". 3/21
2006 Carollo Program Concert. Performed Chopin Scherzo No. 4. NJPAC
2005 Young Pianist Competition of New Jersey Winners' Recital. Carnegie's Weill Recital Hall. Performed Bach's Prelude and Fugue in D Major after winning Gold Prize. 6/12
2003 Chilean Symphonic Orchestra. Performance of Haydn Piano Concerto in D Major along with the Chilean Symphonic Orchestra at the University of Chile. 10/2003
2002 Düsseldorf, Germany. Performance at a celebration of Bach.
2002 Amman Amphitheater, Jordan. Performance in the presence of Jordan’s King Abdulah, sharing the stage with Arabic legend Sabah Fahkre. 2/8
2002 Damascus Opera House, Syria. Performance of Haydn’s Keyboard Concerto in D major Hob. XVIII:11 with the Syrian Symphony Orchestra. 2/3
2001 Teatro Municipal, Chile. Performance of Haydn’s Keyboard Concerto in D major Hob. XVIII:11 with the Chilean Symphony Orchestra. 4/2
1998 Tour with Pavarotti. Patricio toured Chile with the great Luciano Pavarotti, where they performed together.
1998 Performance with Herbie Hancock. At 8, he played with jazz legend Herbie Hancock for the Chilean president at the time, Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle.
1994-98 Various Concerts in Chile, including the University of Chile, Chilean Congress, Chilean National TV, Chilean Radio, and others.
1993 Debut on Chilean National TV. At three years old performed original piece "For Soraya" accompanied by a chamber orchestra. 7/13