Patricia Wheeler - Alto & Tenor Saxophone
Saxophonist Patricia Wheeler has performed throughout
North America with such diverse artists as Michael Burgess, Serena Ryder, Ronnie Hawkins, Alex Pangman, Jackie Richardson and Regis Philbin. She is a long- time member of the JUNO Award® winning Neufeld-Occhipinti Jazz Orchestra, and has contributed to the pit orchestra of the Shaw Festival Theatre in historic Niagara-on-the Lake through several productions.
Her compositions and arrangements have been performed
by big bands, choirs and soloists, and her debut album, The Absolute Faith Orchestra was called “an astonishing recording” by the Toronto Star.
Patricia holds a PhD in Music, and when not performing, is the
Jazz Director for the New Horizons Band of Toronto, and a professor of composition and film music history at Toronto Metropolitan University and Centennial College.