Patrick Langham joined the University of the Pacific Conservatory of Music (Stockton, CA) as associate
professor and Director of Jazz Studies in the Fall of 2003. He holds both the Bachelor of Music with a
concentration in jazz studies and the Master of Music with a concentration in jazz studies from the
University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He has taught at the University of South Carolina - Upstate and
Tusculum College in Knoxville, TN.
As a saxophonist and director Professor Langham has performed with distinguished jazz artists and on
numerous jazz festivals throughout the United States. He has developed and taught courses in jazz
history, theory, improvisation, and performance, and has created and operated a highly successful jazz
camp at USC Upstate.
At Pacific Professor Langham directs the Pacific Jazz Ensemble, the jazz combos, teaches courses in
improvisation, jazz history and theory, and works closely with and teaches in the Brubeck Institute
Fellows program, the Brubeck Institute Summer Jazz Colony, the Brubeck Institute Jazz Camp, and the
Pacific Music Camps.