Patrice Connelly is the owner of Saraband Music, Australia's premier early music retail and publishing business. She also teaches viola da gamba, having completed her M.Mus (Hons) thesis on the pedagogy and technique of the viol. She has taught at workshops across Australia and is currently President of the Early Music Society of Queensland and convenor of the Brisbane Early Music Festival 2020. Patrice is Music Australia's Councillor for Early Music.