Houston Tidelanders announce Patrick McAlexander’s Appointment as Musical Director

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The Tidelanders conducted a thorough search and vetting process during to find our next Music Director. We are excited to announce that the Tidelanders have proudly appointed Patrick McAlexander to the position of Music Director.

Houston, TX (PRUnderground) January 11th, 2023

The Tidelanders conducted a thorough search process during the second half of 2022 in order to find and vet our next Music Director. We are excited to be able to announce the results of that search. The Tidelanders have proudly appointed Patrick McAlexander to the position of Music Director.

Patrick McAlexander is a lifelong barbershopper, growing up around barbershop and joining Circle City Sound chorus in Indianapolis at age 7. Since then, he has served as a section leader and assistant director in several choruses, including the Music City Chorus, with whom he won the BHS International Championship in 2022. Patrick is also an experienced quartet singer, with a District Championship, two Next Generation Quartet Contest Medals, and five appearances in the International Quartet Contest. He is a BHS Music Judge and a prolific arranger of barbershop music, having arranged for some of the best women’s, men’s, and mixed barbershop ensembles in the world.

Patrick is a current and active member of Space City Sound and sings tenor in Panda Ring Quartet. He lives in Houston with his wife, Sarah, and he is very excited to add the Tidelanders to his Houston family! Patrick holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with minors in both Computer Science and Music from Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN).

Do you like to sing? Come sing with us! The Tidelanders rehearse at 7:00 every Monday evening at ChristChurch Presbyterian, 5001 Bellaire Blvd. in Bellaire. Men who like to sing are welcome to come meet Patrick and The Tidelanders. You’re welcome to join us on our journey to musical excellence, community service, and fellowship.

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About Houston Tidelanders

We are a men’s a cappella singing chorus specializing in the barbershop style of musical singing. We perform multiple shows throughout our home city of Houston during the year. We’ve been helping men sing and learn to sing better since we were founded in 1946.

The Tidelanders perform in the Houston area throughout the calendar year. Our organization performs charity benefits with Fort Bend Family Promise, Fort Bend ISD Men’s Fest, and the annual Heroes at Home Golf event. The Houston Tidelanders offers Singing Valentines, Good Times Shows, and Christmas performances annually.

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