Barry Patterson, Conductor
Barry Patterson commenced as our Conductor in January 2016. Barry is well known as an accomplished vocalist in the Orange region and joined the choir last year to add his wonderful singing talent to our ranks during our 2015 W.A. tour.
Born in London, Barry grew up in Orange before undertaking training at the Victorian College of the Arts. His vocal career has included performances in opera, operetta and musical theatre in venues from London’s Barbican to the Sydney Opera House. He has become a mainstay of the Orange Theatre Company where his memorable performances are recognised as those of an accomplished and an outstanding actor and singer. Barry teaches singing in Orange and is also an accomplished visual artist with a degree in Fine Arts from Charles Sturt University.
Orange Male Voice Choir looks forward to an exciting and long association with Barry Patterson.
Oscar Tierney, Accompanist
OMVC is delighted to welcome Oscar Tierney as our Accompanist for 2020.
Oscar finished high school in Orange last year and is now enjoying a gap year, working in Orange. He started learning piano in kindergarten at the age of 5 and has been passionate about playing ever since. He’s working towards completing his Associate of Music diploma in piano performance before the end of the year and plans to study engineering and music at the Australian National University in Canberra next year.
Oscar is a young musician who has demonstrated real talent in choral accompaniments. The Choir is very pleased to have Oscar join us and is looking forward to share the stage with him throughout 2020.