Paul Mathew Weber is an active performer, composer and author. Dr. Weber directs the program in organ, conducts the university ensembles, teaches courses in sacred music, performance and music theory.
As a concert organist, he has recently been heard in New York, Chicago, Milwaukee at the national conventions of the Church Music Association of America and the Organ Historical Society, and at the Hildebrandt-Tage Festival in Naumburg, Germany with the Saechsische Barok Orchester and the Concerto Vocale of Leipzig. Recent premiers of Dr. Weber's music were heard in Boston, Steubenville and New Haven. As a successful competitor, Dr. Weber has won first prize at the American Guild of Organists Region VI competition, second prize at the Arthur Poister National Competition in Organ Performance and the finalist prize at the Erfurt (Germany) International Competition in Organ Performance. Recent articles have been published on Messiaen and Mozart in The American Organist and Sacred Music.
Dr. Weber holds the bachelor of music degree in organ and theory/composition from Lawrence University, where he studied with Miriam Clapp Duncan, Wolfgang Ruebsam (organ), Allen Gimbel and Philippe Bodin (composition). He earned the master of music, master of musical arts and doctor of musical arts degrees from Yale University, where he studied with Martin Jean, Thomas Murray and William Porter (improvisation).
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