Patrick Dupré Quigley, conductor, is Seraphic Fire’s Founder and Artistic Director. He has been a guest conductor of San Francisco Symphony, The Cleveland Orchestra, Utah Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Grand Rapids Symphony, New World Symphony, San Antonio Symphony, Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, Mobile Symphony Orchestra, and the Naples Philharmonic. This season, Quigley will make debuts with Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and the New Jersey Symphony.
Over his 16 years as Artistic Director, Seraphic Fire has grown to annually present 45 concerts over eight subscription programs. The organization’s educational outreach programs (Seraphic Fire Youth Initiative; UCLA Ensemble Artist Program; the Professional Choral Institute at the Aspen Music Festival) reach thousands of students, from elementary to graduate school. The Seraphic Fire Media recording catalog contains 13 titles — two are recipients of GRAMMY® nominations.
Quigley holds a master’s degree from the Yale School of Music, an undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame, and studied at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy’s Fundraising School.