Patrick Costillo

Patrick Castillo leads a multifaceted career as a composer, performer, writer, and educator. His music has been described as “restrained and reflective but brimming with a variety of texture and sound that draws you into its world” (I Care If You Listen) and has been presented at festivals and venues throughout the United States and internationally, including the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Schubert Club, Birdfoot Festival, Hot Air Music Festival, Bavarian Academy of Music (Munich), Nuremberg Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Havana Contemporary Music Festival. He is founding composer and director of Third Sound and Executive Director of Hotel Elefant; he previously served as Artistic Administrator of Music@Menlo and Senior Director of Artistic Planning of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. The Quality of Mercy, an album of Patrick Castillo’s vocal chamber music, has been praised as “affecting and sensitively orchestrated… [a] gorgeous, masterfully crafted canvas” (Cleveland Classical).

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