Patrick Hoffman, DMA

Dr. Patrick Hoffman completed the degree of Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Illinois. He followed his dream to make music more than a hobby by earning a Masters degree from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Georgia in Athens Georgia. His teachers include Chris Jaudes, Ray Sasaki, Susan Slaughter, Bernard Adelstein, and Fred Mills.

As Associate Professor of Music at Delaware State University, Dr. Hoffman teaches Applied Trumpet and is Director of Brass Ensembles. Prior to his appointment at DSU, he held a similar position at Minot State University in Minot, North Dakota. Before he began teaching, Dr. Hoffman lived in Hof, Germany where he performed as a member of the Rekkenze Brass Quintet and as Assistant Principal Trumpet of the Hof Symphony. With Rekkenze, he toured Europe and the United States, and recorded the CD "Puppet Dances."