The American tenor, Patrick T. Waters, (B.M. Manhattan School of Music; M.S.M. Boston University) holds degrees in composition, conducting and sacred music, with additional studies in piano and vocal performance. He has studied conducting with Dr. Ann Howard Jones, Bruce Hangen, Robert Isaacs, and Paul Brantley, and has worked in master-classes with John Alexander, Jane Glover, Frank Nemhauser, and Kathy Saltzman Romey. He has completed coursework pursuing the Performance Diploma in voice at Boston University, studying under James Demler.
Patrick Waters has participated in the Berkshire Choral Festival since 2006, first as a conducting apprentice, later joining the faculty as staff instructor; in 2009, he was a featured soloist in the Festival's performance of Sergei Rachmaninov's All-Night Vigil. He joined the Festivalís 2014 season as tenor faculty at its Winter Park, Florida, venue.
Patrick Waters performs regularly with Cambridge Concentus, earning acclaim with the group in their landmark performance of Haydnís Mariazellermesse at Boston Universityís Haydn & Landon Musicology Conference in 2009, and in his critically-lauded performance of J.S. Bach's Cantata Liebster Gott, wenn werd ich sterben (BWV 8) in 2011. He has performed with the Bermuda Chamber Choir to high praise as a soloist (L.v. Beethoven's Mass in C major; George Frideric Handel's Messiah; Camille Saint-Saëns's Oratorio de Noel) and has joined semi-staged productions with the Boston Modern Orchestra Project (Tippett's A Midsummer Marriage; V. Thomson's Four Saints in Three Acts) and the Boston Youth Symphony (Rigoletto, Tosca). He also appears frequently with the Back Bay Chorale (Carmina Burana, G.F. Handel's Saul) and the Handel and Haydn Society. He has collaborated with Music at Boston University Marsh Chapel as a member of its music staff since 2009.