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MSO First Season: 1994-1995
Robert Patterson grew up in Memphis. He first studied horn with Richard Dolph in Memphis and later with Robert Fries at Oberlin College. During the 1980s he lived in Memphis but played in the MSO only as a sub. He became a regular member in 1994.
In addition to playing the horn, Patterson is also a composer. He has written works in a wide variety of genres, including works for orchestra that the Memphis Symphony has performed.