Patrick Lochridge has over 10 years of teaching experience, in addition to almost 30 years of performing shows. He has taught students ranging from 5 to 75, in everything from classical, jazz, funk, rock, blues, gospel, and electronic music. After attending the Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University, he studied music business at Belmont University in Nashville. He specializes in songwriting, improvisation, music theory, lyrics, and learning by ear. Performing with dozens of different musicians in hundreds of shows across the country, Patrick has brought his unique style and sound to many successful bands ranging over a few different genres.