Patrick Merrill

Patrick Merrill
Lecturer in Music
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Patrick Merrill is a pianist, organist, and harpsichordist with degrees from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University. In 2016, he won second prize at the eighth Mae and Irving Jurow International Harpsichord Competition. His continuo work includes appearances with Tempesta di Mare, Pennsylvania Philharmonic, the Washington Chamber Orchestra, the Bach in Baltimore series, the Salisbury Symphony Orchestra, and the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra. He also co-founded and performs with the Baltimore-based early music ensemble S’amusant, which was featured at the Indianapolis Early Music Festival. Mr. Merrill also serves on the faculty in the music department at the Baltimore School for the Arts, where he teaches piano, music theory, and serves as an instrumental and vocal coach and accompanist. He is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Musical Arts in harpsichord performance at Peabody, for which he is a recipient of the Peabody Dean’s DMA Fellowship.