Patrick is currently in his 7th year of teaching high school music. After teaching one year at George Washington High School on the southeast side of Chicago, Patrick moved to Carl Schurz High School. For 5 years, he taught two beginning choruses, one session of International Baccalaureate Music, one advanced mixed chorus and one advanced women's chorus. In October 2016, Patrick was hired by Scarborough High School and moved to Portland, Maine. At Scarborough HS, he teaches two choirs, two piano classes, a guitar class, an after-school jazz choir, and an after-school 6th-8th grade choir.