Pat Patridge

Pat Patridge

Oregon Regional Manager

Pat Patridge comes to us to help grow our on-site program in the greater Portland area.

Pat has studied piano, bass, violin, drums, and has worked professionally as a vocalist. He began his music career at the age of 9 in the screen version of "Porgy and Bess."  He also performed on stage in Hollywood musicals such as "Oklahoma" and "The Mikado."  While attending LACC Junior College, Pat performed with the legendary Count Basie Orchestra and sang professionally at various clubs throughout Hollywood.

Pat served six years in the US Navy, and enjoyed a successful sales and management career with the IBM Corporation, from which he retired after 25 years.  With his extensive musical and professional background, the Rhythm Fire School of Music & Performance is the perfect avenue to pursue his dreams.  Pat is very excited about the opportunity to give back to the community and help enrich children's lives through music.

He may be reached directly at or 506-568-6099