Patrick Bowman is dually active as a music director and as a performer of opera. As Intern Music Director for the 2018 Shaw Festival season, Bowman music directed O'Flaherty V.C., orchestrated Oh What a Lovely War, and composed original music for Far Away. He worked as pianist and assistant music director on Grand Hotel, Oh What a Lovely War, and Mythos, and as a vocal coach throughout the season. Finding great joy working in youth theatre, Bowman has music directed for London's Original Kids Theatre Company and Hamilton's Zamprogna Arts Program. He is looking forward to a new season filled with music making; teaching at Sheridan College, singing opera, and music directing!