meet erik

Erik Paul

Erik Paul is a music educator, audio technician, and performing musician. He has toured Europe performing choral music in Romania, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Scotland. Erik was a member of the Stamford Schola Gregorian which released A Master Class in Gregorian Chant (book and CD) with the sisters of the Abbey of Regina Laudis. He made his Carnegie Hall debut with the Westfield New Jersey Symphony for the Raul Wallenberg Foundation's Holocaust Memorial Concert.

Professionally, Mr. Paul has sung with the Western Australia Opera Company in Perth, Australia, The Fairfield Orchestra, The Orchestra of the Old Fairfield Academy, and the American Classical Orchestra. He is a founding member of the Cecilia Consort and Modus VIII Renaissance vocal ensembles. He also recorded and sang with the Pro Arte Singers.

Mr. Paul performs baroque violin with The Ministers of Apollo ensemble throughout the tri-state area. He currently studies with Daniel Lee at Yale University.

Mr. Paul holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music and a Bachelor of Science in Business from the University of Connecticut, a Master of Science in Education from the University of Bridgeport, and has completed his 6th-year Master in Music Education degree at Central Connecticut State University. His post-graduate studies include a Kodaly music education certificate at The Hartt School of Music, and work with the Bornoff Foundation for the Advancement of String Educators. He is a former adjunct professor at the University of Bridgeport where he taught Secondary Music Methods for eight years.

Mr. Paul's ensembles have performed at Carnegie Hall, in Boston, Transylvania, and in concert with the vocal ensemble Chanticleer, as well as school concerts and community functions.

In August 2007 he sailed aboard a 47-foot sailboat across the Atlantic Ocean. By day Erik teaches strings in the Weston school system. He enjoys woodworking and listening to 80s alternative rock. He and his wife and faithful dog Chester live on three acres in a 1734 saltbox in the historic district of a picturesque New England town.