Get to know Paul
I started playing guitar in 1980 and Earned my Bachelor's and Masters's degrees from Appalachian State University in Classical Guitar Performance. I started
teaching guitar while I was at Appalachian State University I think it was 1987. In 1991 I took training to become a Suzuki guitar Instructor and started teaching
at the Suzuki School of the Arts in Hickory in 1991. With 30 years of Suzuki teaching, I have taught students from age 4 up to age 75. I also teach guitar and
other music courses at Catawba Valley Community College in Hickory, NC. I have been performing with a Celtic group called Puddingstone since 2001. I also play el
electric guitar for the praise team at Discovery Church on a weekly basis.