Patrick MuehleiseCore Member

    Praised for his “real musicality and finely executed coloratura,” Patrick Muehleise is an acclaimed American tenor specializing in a wide variety of concert soloist repertoire and known for his “beautiful, evenly produced lyric tenor” and “pure tone.” Recent engagements include Mozart’s Requiem with Xian Zhang at the Aspen Music Festival, Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610 under the baton of Jane Glover, Mendelssohn’s Elijah with Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Handel’s Messiah with Winston-Salem Symphony, Bach’s B Minor Mass with Bach Akademie Charlotte, Reich’s The Desert Music with New World Symphony, Orff’s Carmina Burana with Long Beach Camerata, Rossini’s Petite messe solennelle with the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse; and continues this season performing Bach’s BWV 106 with Aspen Festival Orchestra under the baton of Robert Spano, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in Chicago’s Symphony Hall with the Chicago Bar Association Symphony Orchestra, Bach’s Coffee Cantata, Handel’s Messiah and Acis and Galatea with Seraphic Fire, Bach’s B Minor Mass with Back Bay Chorale of Boston, Mozart’s Requiem with University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, and a solo recital on the Lake Wales Arts Council’s Concert Series.

    This season, Patrick continues his residency at UCLA for the second academic year and will return to the world-renowned Aspen Music Festival for his second year as Artist-Faculty in partnership with the Grammy-nominated Seraphic Fire Professional Choral Institute.

    Mr. Muehleise was named the 2019 tenor recipient of The American Prize Chicago Oratorio Award and in 2016 he was nominated for a Grammy Award in the Best Choral Performance category for his collaboration on True Concord’s album “Far In The Heavens: Choral Music of Stephen Paulus” and can be heard on seven nationally released recordings with Grammy-nominated and award-winning ensembles.