Patrick Rosalez holds Masters and Doctoral degrees in viola performance from Arizona State University, where he studied with Dr. William Magers. While at Arizona State he served as Dr. Magers’ teaching assistant, during which time he studied and assisted courses in Dounis Pedagogy.
As a chamber musician and orchestral musician, Dr. Rosalez has performed throughout the United States and Japan, performing as a member of the Phoenix Symphony, the Arizona Opera Orchestra, the Long Beach Opera Orchestra, the Percy Faith Orchestra, the Jacaranda Festival Orchestra, the Mozart Classical Chamber Orchestra, the Riverside Philharmonic, and the International Philharmonic of the Americas among others. He has spent previous summers performing with the Crested Butte Summer Festival Orchestra, as principal violist of the National Orchestral Institute Orchestra, with the Aspen Festival Orchestra, and with the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra.
Dr. Rosalez has attended Suzuki teacher training sessions taught by Ed Kreitman, Ed Sprunger, and Susan Kempter. He joined the PCM faculty in 2006, and is also a member of the violin and viola faculty at Glendale Community College.