Patrick Olsen’s most recent awards include: 


  • The Jean Rudduck Memorial Bursary 2017 for an outstanding PhD upgrade. Awarded at the end of my first year in the Faculty of Education, Cambridge.


  • The Barton Prize 2016 for being “the graduate student who has made the most outstanding contribution to Homerton College life over the past year”.


  • Homerton Student Representation Award 2016 for distinguished representation of Homerton beyond the college (This award is usually given to varsity athletes so my receiving it for music is a very rare distinction).




  • Artist in Residence at The Belltable Theatre 2009-2011 with CoMA ensemble, Limerick, Ireland. Lament for Clarinet was commissioned and first performed during this residency.



You may be interested in the following pages:

Teaching & Lecturing Experience

Academic Conferences


Gasteig Theatre, Munich. The Irish Harp Orchestra’s “Honour & Glory” tour.