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  • Second Annual Invincible Summer: Patrick Kisicki Memorial Music Festival

  • Please join students, colleagues, friends, family and fellow musicians for this very special day celebrating the amazing life and legacy of Patrick Kisicki. 

    About Patrick Kisicki

    Invincible summer patrickPatrick Kisicki was a passionate musician, composer and educator who had a profound impact on all who knew him. He taught music courses, conducted ensembles and coordinated the guitar department at Carroll Community College from 2008-2015. He also taught at Peabody Preparatory, West Middle Schol, Encore Summer Music Camp, Maryland Performing Arts Institute and at Coffey Music. 

    Patrick performed regularly in the tri-state area, most notably in The Table Top Poets and Wildfire Three. Patrick also generously donated his time, organizing and directing the semi-annual fundraiser Kevin’s Concert—an event conceived by Patrick to raise funds and awareness about organ donation—for which he was named Volunteer of the Year in 2009 by the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland. 

    On March 2015, Patrick passed away from cancer. In his honor, we created the Invincible Summer Music Festival. Performers in the festival include students and friends of Patrick’s, along with a number of other area artists. In addition to great music, there will also be outdoor games, food trucks and vendors. All proceeds from the event will go towards a music scholarship in Patrick’s name.

    Band Lineup:

    Yo No Say
    Jerry Wade & Sweet Blue Moons
    The Flying Faders
    All That Ever Was
    May Novalis
    When Thunder Comes 

    Food Trucks:

    Kona Ice


    Carroll Community College Bookstore Follett 
    Carroll Community College Music Department
    Carroll County Health Department 
    Carroll County Times
    Community Media Center
    Olivia Clark Photography
    Team Gantt
    The Deep End Studio
    The Y in Westminster (Hill)


    “My dear,

    In the midst of hate, I found there was, within me, an invincible love.

    In the midst of tears, I found there was, within me, an invincible smile.

    In the midst of chaos, I found there was, within me, an invincible calm.

    I realized, through it all, that…

    In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer.

    And that makes me happy. For it says that no matter how hard the world pushes against me, within me, there’s something stronger – something better, pushing right back."

    – Albert Camus

  • WHEN: Saturday, September 8, 2018
    Doors open at 2 p.m.
    Concert 2:30 – 10 p.m.
    Rotary Amphitheater
    Rain location: Theater in the Scott Center

    TICKETS: $8 pre-sale; $10 (cash only) at the door
    Purchase tickets at carrollcc.edu/InvincibleSummer or at the Business Office.
    Attendees may bring own food. This is a drug and alcohol free event.
    Games provided by Carroll Community College Early Childhood Education students.

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