Mr. Erwin has been a High School band director for 17 years, 16 of those at Hillgrove High School in Cobb County. Having attended the University of Georgia, Patrick studied trumpet with Dr. Edward Sandor and Mr Fred Mills. Patrick’s performing career has included Easter and Christmas gigs at churches around the state of Georgia. In addition, Patrick was a member of the World Champion Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps for 2 years (2000 and 2001) as well as on that group’s staff for 4 years (2002-2006). Patrick resides in Dallas, GA with his wife of 17 years, Aaren, and their two boys, William (14, trombone) and Andrew (11, trumpet).