Bernard Kirkpatrick, has composed and arranged many scores including works by the great composers. He has many years experience in the publishing industry, having worked for Boosey & Hawkes Australia.
As an organist, Bernard has performed regularly for radio and recitals at the Melbourne International Festival of Organ and Harpsichord, the Sydney Town Hall and the Sydney Opera House, in addition to his regular work in the Churches and Cathedrals of Sydney. In 2008 he had the honour of being involved in the programming and performance of music for World Youth Day in Sydney, including the Mass of the Dedication of the Altar of St. Mary's Cathedral, and closing Papal Mass celebrated by Pope Benedict XVI. Bernard is currently the Director of Music at St. Patrick's Cathedral, Parramatta in Western Sydney.