Aspen Music Festival And School

Patrick Michael Muehleise Back To Artist-Faculty

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Tenor Patrick Muehleise is a full-time freelance singer based in New York City, specializing in concert soloist repertoire and ensemble performance across the country. Recent soloist collaborations include Bach’s BWV 106 at the AMFS “Final Sunday” concert in 2019 under the baton of Robert Spano, Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610 under the baton of Jane Glover, Mendelssohn’s Elijah with both Elmhurst Symphony and Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Handel’s Messiah with Winston-Salem Symphony, Bach’s B Minor Mass with Bach Akademie Charlotte and Boston’s Back Bay Chorale, Reich’s The Desert Music with New World Symphony, Orff’s Carmina Burana with Long Beach Camerata and Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in Chicago’s Symphony Center with the Chicago Bar Association Symphony Orchestra, Rossini’s Petite messe solennelle and Mozart’s Requiem with the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, and the role of Pan in the fully-staged period performance of Cavalli’s La Calisto with Haymarket Opera Company of Chicago.

2019/20 soloist collaborations include a solo recital on the Lake Wales Arts Council’s Concert Series, Bach’s Coffee Cantata and Handel’s Messiah with Seraphic Fire, and Bach’s St. John Passion with both the Chicago Chorale and Bach Akademie Charlotte. In addition to his work as a concert soloist, Patrick has collaborated with the nation’s top professional choruses, including Seraphic Fire, True Concord, Santa Fe Desert Chorale, Apollo’s Fire, Music of the Baroque, Handel & Haydn Society, Chicago Symphony Chorus, Chicago Lyric Opera Chorus, and Santa Fe Opera Chorus. 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” which won the award for Best Classical Contemporary Composition. An active member of the American Guild of Musical Artists and National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, Patrick can be heard on eight nationally released recordings with Grammy-nominated and award-winning ensembles.

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