Director of Bands
South Carolina State University
Dr. Patrick Moore is an active percussion performer, educator, arranger, adjudicator and international clinician. Dr. Moore is a versatile percussionist with experience in many areas. He has performed at various state Day of Percussion events, and presented clinics at numerous music education conferences. Dr. Moore has done special performances with Jeff Queen, Robert W. Smith, The United States Army and Field Band, and at the International Society of Music Education in Beijing China. Dr. Moore earned a Doctorate in Education from Abilene Christian University, Master in Music from Texas Tech University, where he arranged and instructed for the percussion section of the Texas Tech Drumline and Steel Drum Band, and a Bachelor in Music from the University of Arkansas. Dr. Moore is the Director of Bands at South Carolina State University. At SC State Dr. Moore directs the Athletic Bands, Concert Bands, teaches percussion lessons and oversees all of university bands activities. Dr. Moore is an education endorser of Vic Firth Sticks and Mallets, and Majestic percussion. Dr. Moore is also a published author having arrangements published by Alfred Publishing company and Kendor Music.