Patrick R. Lollis is the choir director and piano instructor at the Fine Arts Academy at Alma Martinez Intermediate in Mansfield, TX. His interests include all things musical, pedagogical, technological, and joyful. Mr. Lollis is an active clinician for school districts and TMEA, and is certified by the Feierabend Association of Music Educators (Levels I & II). He holds the BME and MM in Choral Conducting from Oklahoma State University, where he studied with Dirk Garner and Jerry McCoy. His heroes are Fred Rogers and John Feierabend. “My mission is to love and serve young musicians by paving the path we share with humor, beauty, and excellence."