Tom Paulin

Tom Paulin is a British cornet soloist of outstanding ability. During his career, Tom has toured many countries as a soloist including, France, Germany, Australia, Italy, USA and Canada. He has taught brass at schools in the United Kingdom and Australia, and currently also teaches at The University of Melbourne.

Tom Paulin is a British cornet soloist of outstanding ability. He began his musical career in Scotland, playing the cornet with the Dalmellington band. After winning many solo contests, he moved to England and played principal cornet with many leading bands including C.W.S. Manchester, G.U.S. Grimethorpe Colliery and Hammonds (now Yorkshire Building Society). During that period he worked with such conductors as Alex Mortimer, Elgar Howarth, Howard Snell, Bryden Thomson and Gerard Schwarz.

During his career, Tom has toured many countries as a soloist including, France, Germany, Australia, Italy, USA and Canada and has been influenced by musical composers and artists in these countries, hence the choice of musical works. He has performed as a soloist at the Royal Albert Hall, London, The Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Sydney Opera House and Carnegie Hall.

Paulin, a graduate of various colleges of music including Trinity College of Music, London College of Music and The University of Melbourne, has worked with many leading orchestras particularly in the contemporary field, playing music by composers such as Harrison Birtwhistle, Hans Werner Henze and Peter Maxwell Davies.

Since 1976 he has been employed as a brass teacher in schools, both in the United Kingdom and in Australia coupled with brass teaching at The University of Melbourne. He is also the musical director of the Kew Band in Victoria, which is one of Australia's leading bands.

Tom Paulin appears on

The Marvellous World of George Dreyfus, Volume 2

Performer: Cornet

The second volume of marvellous music from one of Australia's favourite composers, George Dreyfus. This album provides a great insight into Dreyfus' multifaceted talents.

Cornet Caprice

Performer

Brilliant cornet player Tom Paulin plays works by Bozza, Dreyfus, Arban, McCabe and more.