Pat Belliveau

Published : 06/21/2022 14:17:38
Categories : zA - G , zArtists , zSAXOPHONE


Pat Belliveau has an extensive performing background which has involved numerous performances at international jazz festivals and venues in Victoria, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Montreal, Montreux, Switzerland, and Boquete and Panama City, Panama. In addition, he has toured throughout North America, Europe, and Japan, with a number of groups, including, the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, Vic Damone/Diahann Carroll, the Mills Brothers, "Jazz Vibraphonist" Terry Gibbs, Maureen McGovern, and Mel Torme.

As well, Pat has done numerous concert performances with many artists and groups including; Bob Mintzer, Randy Brecker, Herbie Hancock, Harry Connick Jr., Bobby Shew, Clark Terry, Pat LaBarbera, Rob McConnell, Phil Woods, Bill Watrous, Mike Tomaro, Jeff Jarvis, Kenny Wheeler, Doc Severinsen, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, The Temptations, Joan Rivers, The University of Calgary Jazz Ensemble, The University of Lethbridge Jazz Ensemble, The Brandon University Jazz Ensemble, The Abilene Christian University Jazz Ensemble (Abilene, Texas), The Canadian "rock group" Lighthouse, The Canadian Tenors, The New York casts of A West Side Story and A Chorus Line, The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, and The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra among others.

In addition, he is presently on faculty (teaching saxophone and improvisation) at Ambrose University in Calgary, is a former faculty member of the University of Calgary Music Department (1995-2008), teaching jazz saxophone, jazz harmony, and jazz improvisation.

As well, Pat has been a private saxophone instructor since 1986, has a number of private students, and is active as a clinician/adjudicator for festivals, schools, and various adult groups throughout Canada. Pat is an Artist/Clinician for "Yamaha Canada Music Ltd." endorsing the Yamaha “82Z Custom Mark II” design professional tenor saxophone, for “BG Woodwind Music Products” (France), and for “Theo Wanne” Saxophone Mouthpieces.