Patrick Romano

BM, MM, West Chester University. Currently choral director at Riverdale Country School, Manhattan School of Music Preparatory Division. Member of the faculty of Perlman Summer Music Program. An established tenor soloist, specializing in the Baroque and classical repertoire; performed with Waverly Consort, American Bach Soloists, Bethlehem Bach Choir, and Rifkin Bach Ensemble; guest soloist at Marlboro Music Festival, Pablo Casals Festival, and University of Maryland Handel Festival; recorded the Bach B minor Mass with American Bach Soloists, the Mozart Requiem with Amor Artis Choir and Orchestra, and the Bach St. John Passion with Smithsonian Chamber Players. SLC, 1999–

Course Information

Current undergraduate courses

Chamber Choir

Early madrigals and motets and contemporary works especially suited to a small number of voices will form the body of this group’s repertoire. The ensemble will perform winter and spring concerts. Chamber Choir meets once a week.



Students may take Chorus as part of a music program or other performing arts programs or on a noncredit basis. Chorus gives concerts each semester at the College. The music faculty requires that all music program students register for Chorus as part of their first-year music program; exceptions may be made for members of the Orchestra. In addition, all students studying voice in the music program participate in Chorus. Chorus meets twice a week; no conflicts are permitted.


Previous courses

Women’s Vocal Ensemble

Repertoire may include both accompanied and a cappella works from the Renaissance to the present that were specifically composed for women’s chorus. The ensemble will perform winter and spring concerts. Women’s Vocal Ensemble meets twice a week. Students are required to attend either the Monday or the Wednesday rehearsal; they are welcome but not required to attend both. All students are welcome to be a member of this ensemble; auditions are not necessary.