Paul M. French
Paul studied composition, conducting, chant and organ at St. John's University (Collegeville, MN), Northwestern University and the Pontificio Instituto di Musica Sacra in Rome.
Paul has composed more than 200 instrumental and choral works, psalm settings and acclamations in a variety of media including works for choir, voice, organ, brass and orchestra.
An active clinician, Paul is also a faculty member for the annual National Association of Pastoral Musicians' (NPM) Choral Director Institutes.
In May 2005 Paul was named music director of the William Ferris Chorale whose focus is performance of choral music by 20th century masters.