EAST COUNTY YOUTH SYMPHONY, SAN DIEGO CA US
Georgette Patricio began her musical studies on the piano at the age of 9 and began playing
the oboe at 14 years of age. In 2016, she graduated from Steele Canyon High School and began to
further her musical studies at the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music in CSU Long Beach, where she is
studying for a BM as a Cole Scholar in Music Performance (oboe) and Music History. Currently, she
studies with Claire Brazeau (LA Chamber Orchestra); her past mentors include Sarah Skuster (San Diego Symphony),
Jessica Pearlman Fields (Pacific Symphony), Joseph Stone (Long Beach Symphony), and Electra Reed.
As a musician, Ms. Patricio formerly held Principal positions with the North Coast Symphony Orchestra, San Diego Philharmonic, Mainly Mozart Youth Orchestra, and East County Youth Symphony. While studying in school, she enjoys having the opportunity to perform with the BCCM Symphony Orchestra, Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band, and Studio Orchestra. She is also a freelance musician for the Orange County and San Diego County areas.
When she is not performing, Ms. Patricio is immersing herself in the field of Music Librarianship. She started her librarian studies by being the head music librarian for her high school’s music program for three years. Since then, she has had experience working in libraries of the San Diego Symphony and Bob Cole Conservatory of Music. Currently, Ms. Patricio is working with the Music Director of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church as a temporary music librarian.
As a way to give back to music, Ms. Patricio is a member of the Professional Music Fraternity, Sigma Alpha Iota, in the Gamma Pi chapter on the campus of CSU Long Beach. This organization aims to further the strives of music to the highest standards in the community and promotes music education. Currently, she holds the position of President in her chapter this 2019 - 2020 school year.