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Biography

Paul Feehan is one of the North’s most versatile musicians. Working as a pianist, accompanist, conductor, teacher, composer and arranger, he is constantly in demand.
Paul studied piano initially at Huddersfield University where he received the Peabody Homes Prize for all-round attainment and the Kruzynski Prize for Piano. He went on to study at the Royal Northern College of Music with David Lloyd. Whilst at the RNCM, he passed the Postgraduate Diploma for Advanced Studies in Musical Performance and the Professional Performer’s Diploma. RNCM prizes include: The Saville-Holmes Lieder Prize for Accompaniment, The John Ireland Accompaniment Prize, The R J Forbes Prize (twice). Paul was offered an RNCM Junior Fellowship but declined the offer.
After leaving the RNCM, Paul continued his studies with Martin Roscoe and Ryzard Bakst. He has performed throughout the country and abroad, (France, Spain, Austria, Czechoslovakia, Ireland) as soloist, accompanist, conductor and concerto soloist (with amongst others Beethoven, Mozart, Schumann, Rachmaninov, Saint-Saens, Poulenc, Tchaikovsky and Ligeti in his repertoire). He has accompanied many distinguished soloists including cellists Alexander Baillie, Natalie Clein (BBC & European Young Musician of the Year) and Anna Douglass (winner of the Brass Class at the BBC Young Musician of the Year 2010)
He has appeared on local and national TV and radio many times. Paul has been Director of Music at Bootham School in York since 2001. Recently Paul has performed the Schumann Concerto with the City of York Youth Orchestra and Saint-Saens Second Piano Concerto with York Symphony Orchestra.
Future work includes a performance of Gershwin’s ‘Rhapsody in Blue’, directing and conducting The National Quaker Schools’ Choir course (performing with orchestra ‘The Deed of Angels’ written by Paul, and ‘The Armed Man’ by Karl Jenkins). Paul will also work with the Children’s Orchestra of Shanghai when they visit England next summer.

Contact Paul

Address: York,
Yorkshire (North)
YO31
Mobile: Show Number
Fee (60 minutes): £48.00
Fee (45 minutes): £36.00

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