Fil Pate – Mandolin

Emanating from his many projects is the awareness of Fil’s belief that music can have a powerful influence on the community and each individual listener. Fil is dedicated to the study of Music theory and the art behind crafting Musical performances – Fil is finely tuned into spreading the magic of complexities and simplicity inherent in the sound. With influences from many genres and styles of music, Fil focuses on preserving the traditional art forms of Jazz and Bluegrass. As a result a unique form of soundscape is created.

As a performer, music teacher, sound tech, booking/promoting consultant, leader and member of several bands, certified stringed instrument luthier, studio musician, producer and advisor – the man covers all aspects of the vast industry.