Having returned from Vienna in 2009, Paul has worked with the Australian Chamber Orchestra and Sydney Symphony, touring internationally with both orchestras. He has appeared as Guest Principal Cello with ACO Collective and played Principal and Associate Principal with the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra.
As a chamber musician Paul has been fortunate to collaborate with numerous esteemed artists including Andrew Haveron, Andreas Ottensammer, Natalie Chee and Suzie Park and is currently cellist with the Omega Ensemble.
During his time in Austria, Paul studied cello at the Universität für Musik Wien with Vienna Philharmonic principal cellist Wolfgang Herzer, whilst touring and performing throughout Europe as a freelance cellist.
Prior to his move overseas, Paul completed a Bachelor of Music with David Pereira at the Canberra School of Music.
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