Born in Louisville, Kentucky, Patrick Thomas strummed his first G chord on the guitar when he was 6 years old and was performing professionally by the age of 12. Thomas holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Training and Development from the University of Louisville. He has studied music at the Guitar Study Center of New York, Bellarmine University in Louisville and University of Louisville Jazz Studies Program.
Thomas completed Suzuki Guitar Teacher Training at the Festival Suzuki de Colombia located in Bogota, Colombia, South America in 2010. There Thomas was given the opportunity to interact with teachers and students of other cultures and learn the Suzuki Method as it applies to teaching guitar to children. He also completed the Suzuki Every Child Can philosophy course in Atlanta, Georgia.
Thomas is the Director of Kentucky Arts Academy in Louisville, Kentucky where they have successfull Suzuki Guitar and Violin Programs. New students are welcome! Please visit the academy website at www.kentuckyartsacademy.com and Facebook.com/kentuckyartsacademy.