Birmingham-based organist, choral director, teacher and accompanist. Recitalist at UK venues and abroad performing 30-40 concerts annually.
Paul's concert schedule takes him all over the UK, where he has performed on many of the finest instruments. Engagements have included solo recitals at Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham Town Hall, St David's Hall Cardiff, Blenheim Palace, Victoria Hall Hanley, Kelvingrove Art Gallery Glasgow, Alexandra Palace London, Westminster Abbey, York Minster and many cathedrals and churches. He has performed often in Germany, in France he has played two recitals at Notre-Dame Cathedral Paris, and has performed many times in the USA including a solo recital at Washington National Cathedral and an inaugural recital on Chicago's largest organ. Paul has also been the organist for choir tours to Poland, Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic and the USA. He was President of the Birmingham Organists Association from 2008 until 2014 and serves on the Worcestershire Organists Association's Committee. Paul is particularly noted for his eclectic programming, drawing on his extensive repertoire of organ literature and organ transcriptions. For more than twenty years he has given monthly organ recitals in the Midlands, now numbering over 300 recitals; these have included performances of major organ works in their entirety including the symphonies of Louis Vierne, the organ sonatas of Felix Mendelssohn and the six Trio Sonatas of J.S. Bach. Paul has worked extensively as choral accompanist, regularly accompanying choirs in cathedrals around the country. As a choral director he works with Selly Park Singers and The St Ignatius Singers and also prepared the specially-formed Black Country Music Educations Hubs Choir for the first night of the BBC Proms 2017 where they formed part of the BBC Proms Youth Choir to perform John Adams' Harmonium with BBC Symphony Chorus and BBC Symphony Orchestra.
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