Director of Development
Patrick Clinage is in his fifth year with The Renaissance Performing Arts Association, and is currently their Director of Development. Patrick holds a Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees in Vocal Performance from Heidelberg College (Tiffin, Ohio) and Duquesne University of the Holy Spirit (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania), respectively, and is currently working toward his Doctorate in Vocal Pedagogy. Through music, Patrick found a love and passion for bringing arts and culture to everyone, and he strives to make every effort to promote and advocate for the arts in education. He currently is a member of the Kiwanis of Mansfield, acting board member of Ashland Area CVB Advisory Board, Co-Director of Richland County Development Group’s ArtSector, and sits on two committees of the Richland County Children’s Theatre Foundation.
As a baritone singer, his past performances include: John Rutter’s ‘Magnificat’ at Carnegie Hall in New York City, as a part of the American Chorus, conducted by John Rutter, himself; the lead Papageno in Mozart’s ‘Die Zauberflote’ and Simone in ‘Gianni Schicchi’ at Carnegie Music Hall in Pittsburgh, PA; international performances in such roles as Don Giovanni, Masetto, Don Pasquale, Count Rodolfo, and Gianni Schicchi while furthering his studies in opera in Oderzo, Italy with vocal instructor, the late Claudia Pinza, a former leading soprano at the New York Metropolitan, La Scala, and San Francisco operas and daughter of the late Ezio Pinza.
Additionally, he has performed as bass soloist with the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra in Handel’s ‘Messiah’ and Holiday Pops; and baritone soloist with the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra in ‘Carmina Burana’. He has also performed in Renaissance Theater productions as Legles in ‘Les Miserables’, Brian in ‘Avenue Q’, Chef/Jestam in ‘Little Mermaid’, a fortuitous nun in ‘Sister Act’, St. Aphrodisious the headless saint in “Hunchback of Notre Dame’, Understudy to Victor Frankenstein in ‘Young Frankenstein’ and Understudy to Mr. Banks in ‘Mary Poppins’, Patrick has worked with OSU-Mansfield as their Music Director for the 2015 Spring Production of ‘Working’ and was Heinz in the OSU Production of ‘Pajama Game’. Mr. Clinage was a former member of the Pittsburgh Baroque Ensemble, and he is a current member of the Mansfield Symphony Chorus, bass section leader of the St. Peter’s Catholic Church Choir, a member of the St. Peter’s Bell Choir, a member of his own church choir at Grace Episcopal Church, and he is a private voice instructor/coach.
May 31, 2019 for Annual Members
June 18, 2019 for Non-Members
June 25, 2019 for Annual Members
July 9, 2019 for Non-Members