1939  Patric Standford born Barnsley, Yorkshire, UK

1950  Ackworth School, Yorkshire

1958  Legal Accountant

1959  National Service 617 Squadron at RAF Scampton

1960  One Year’s Turning novel completed - unpublished

1961  Guildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD), London

1962  Royal Philharmonic Society Prize for A Comedy Overture

1963  3rd Year Composition Prize, GSMD

1963  Carl Meyer Prize for composition

1964  Mendelssohn Scholarship, Itlay

1965  Study with Witold Lutoslawski in Poland

1966  Novello, principal publisher

1967  Orchestral Librarian, J & W Chester, London

1968  Married Sarah Hilton

1969  Professor of Composition and Orchestration, GSMD

1972  Fellow of the GSMD

1972  Premio Cittá di Trieste, Italy for Symphony No. 1: The Seasons

1973  Christus Requiem, first performed at St Paul’s Cathedral, London

1973  Yugoslav Government Solidarity Award, Skopje for Christus Requiem 

1974  Oscar Espla Award, Alicante, Spain for Christus Requiem.

1974  Sonata for violin, Carl Flesch International Composition

1976  Clements Memorial Prize for String Quartet No. 2 

1977  Christmas Carol Symphony 

1977  Chairman of the Composers’ Guild of Great Britain - 1979

1978  Gold Medal of Eötvös University, Budapest

1979  M.Mus Music Composition, Goldsmith’s College, London University 

1980  New Grove Dictionary entry and subsequent editions

1980  Director of Music, Bretton Hall College, Leeds University, Yorkshire - 1992

1980  Chairman of British Music Information Centre - 1993

1983  City of Geneva Ernest Ansermet Prize for Symphony No. 3: Towards Paradise

1983  Board Member, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival - 1996

1985  Composers’ Worlds, written and broadcast BBC Radio Leeds 

1991  Evelyn Glennie Percussion Award

1992  Projects: a course in musical composition published, Stainer & Bell 

1995  Composition Tutor, Huddersfield University - 1996

1997  1st Prize The Prayer of St Francis

1999  1st Prize Belgian International ClarinetFest for Clarinet Quintet

2000  Celestial Fire (Ballet Suite) ASV British Light Music Discoveries 3

2001  Provocative Thoughts, Music & Vision: Classical Music Daily online - 2007 

2002  A Christmas Carol Symphony Naxos

2002  Council member of the Musician’s Benevolent Fund

2008  Author Music Composition Course-Tutor, Open College of the Arts

2008  Edition Peters principal publisher

2009  British Music Society Lecture, London

2010  70th birthday celebration concert St Paul’s Church, Knightsbridge

2011  Open College of the Arts monthly Blog - 2014

2012  Symphony 1 ‘The Seasons’; Cello Concerto; Prelude to a Fantasy Naxos

2014  Patric Standford died

2014  Recorder Quintet, recorded posthumously

2014  Lord, How Majestic is your Name performed posthumously at Alwyn Festival