Patrick Feely

PhD Candidate and Lecturer
Music Education
Office: TC 319
Phone: (519) 661-2111 x82043

Patrick has performed with the McMaster University Orchestra, Grand River Players, and the Brantford Symphony Orchestra. He has performed across Canada with his duo partner Brad Mahon, as “The East West Guitar Duo”.

Patrick has adjudicated national and international competitions, including Montreal International, Hynatyshyn Foundation, and Vancouver North Shore festivals.

He is a guitar specialist at the Royal Conservatory, assessing candidates across Canada and the U.S., and mentoring new examiners. He holds A.R.C.T.’s in Guitar Performance and Guitar Pedagogy.
A faculty member at McMaster University, Patrick teaches guitar pedagogy, and studio instruction. His students have earned top prizes in local, provincial, and international competitions, and have been accepted into Undergraduate and Graduate performance programs across Canada and Europe.
Founder of the not-for profit Guitar Society of Brantford, Patrick is currently Artistic Director and Community Orchestra conductor. His research interests include self-regulation, expertise, and assessment.