The Symphony Choir’s Accompanist
Warren Patientia began his music studies at the University of Cape Town (UCT) where he studied piano, clarinet and later conducting – both choral and orchestral. He graduated from UCT with a B. Mus Ed degree in 2010.
Warren has performed with UCT Wind Band, the New Apostolic Church Symphony Orchestra, and accompanied the UCT String Ensemble and various Baroque Chamber ensembles in and around Cape Town.
He has played harpsichord, organ and clarinet in performances of various Oratorios and has assisted as a conductor for a number of choral performances.
Warren is a music educator at South African College High School and the choir director for the SACS High School Choir.
The SACS Choir performs at all major performances and concerts has won awards in various local Eisteddfodau. Warren also heads the Clarinet Choir, an ensemble which has also been awarded multiple Gold Diplomas at local Eisteddfodau.
As an accompanist, Warren worked and toured with the Cape Town Male Voice Choir from 2012 to 2018. In 2020, Warren was appointed resident accompanist for the Symphony Choir of Cape Town.
The choir performs regularly and performances have included works by a wide range of composers encompassing many different musical styles and genres.