Dr. Shreyas Patel, Bass-Baritone, is on Faculty at Hillsboro High School, in Nashville, TN, serving as Instructional Dean and Coordinator of Professional Development and teaches International Baccalaureate Sports, Exercise and Health Science and Medical Anatomy and Physiology. In addition to his work in secondary education, Patel also teaches adjunct courses in Education within Nashville and is a model educator for the Metro Nashville Public School district. He earned the Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Professional Practice, Masters in the Art of Teaching, Masters in Medicine, and two Bachelors in Biology and Chemistry from Trevecca Nazarene University. Patel currently consults for education reform initiatives and educational leadership in secondary education.
In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Dr. Patel is an active soloist, chorister, conductor and musical director. With vast experience from the great Anglican Choral traditions at St. Paul’s Cathedral to his 35th musical production, “Hairspray!”, to Oratorio performances of Bach’s St. John Passion, Dr. Patel is a versatile singer and musician. He has performed nationally with various professional ensembles. Patel was also the founder and artistic director of Nashville’s critically acclaimed chamber choir, Portara Ensemble, from 2008-2015 which seeks to unite various artists and genres of music in the Greater Nashville community.