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Brisbane born Cameron Patrick is an alumnus of the University of Queensland and the University of Southern California, graduating from the latter’s Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television program in 1989.
He spent 29 years based in Los Angeles, where he was active as a free-lance violinist and violist, composer, orchestrator and arranger in the Hollywood film, television and recording industries. He was also an instructor for UCLA Extension’s Entertainment Studies Film Scoring program, teaching orchestration from 2015 to 2017.
As of January 2018, he has moved back to Australia and is now based in Sydney, where he is Head of Music at the Australian Film, Television & Radio School. Cameron was the Founding Leader of Camerata (then Camerata of St John’s) back in 1987-88 and is proud to have been commissioned to compose two concert works for the orchestra: Impressions Of Erin in 2012 and Little Corellas: Allora 1987 in 2021.
Read Cameron’s program note for his composition, Little Corellas: Allora 1987 (2021), available to listen on Camerata’s album Sunshine Sounds (2023).