Paul has been appointed Professor of Music at the National Academy of Performing Arts, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago.
National Academy of Performing Arts, Port of Spain, Trinidad
In addition to this prestigious post Paul will be performing recitals and chamber music with other members of the music faculty. He is also a member of Chaconia Brass, comprising members of the brass department at the Academy of Performing Arts based in Port of Spain.
The majestic National Academy for the Performing Arts, positioned in the heart of the nation's capital, Port of Spain, is the home for the development of talent in the performing arts in Trinidad & Tobago.
The architectural design is reminiscent of the national flower of Trinidad and Tobago, the Chaconia. The concert hall features state-of-the-art acoustics and offers an inspirational setting for the courses that will be offered in Music, Dance and Theatre.
The National Academy for the Performing Arts will play a pivotal role in the Government of Trinidad and Tobago's multifaceted national plan for development. A performance and teaching academy, the National Academy for the Performing Arts features numerous performance spaces as well as spacious classrooms and other practice spaces for the development of the students.
The 429,093 sq. ft. facility features:
• A 1500 seat acoustically designed performance hall;
• Two Recital halls
• Teaching rooms
• State of the art lighting and sound specifications
• A hotel for visiting performers
• Landscaped surroundings including seating areas, water fountains and greenery.
Paul will be part of the team that is developing a new Masters in Performance course which will commence in September 2010. The course will consist of individual one-to-one lessons with principal players in the Philharmonic Orchestra, chamber music, orchestral performance opportunities and mentored teaching and outreach work within the community of Trinidad and Tobago.
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity of performance-based study then do contact me via the Contact page of this site.