Patrick Quaggiato is a composer, pedagogue, singer, choir and brass band conductor, and percussionist. He initially graduated in percussion and, in November of 2008, also in vocal-choral composition and choral conducting at the Tartini Conservatory in Trieste. His current oeuvre comprises 600 compositions. His works were published on CDs and in collections in Italy, Slovenia, and Austria. They won several important Slovenian national awards earning him a place among leading Slovenian composers. Quaggiato’s compositions were also performed by the RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra and by the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra. They travelled the world, and entered repertoires of many choirs.