Paul Undreiner

Music Theory/Composition

Paul Undreiner, a native of Long Island, NY, has been active in the Northeast as a performer, composer and educator for many years. As a performer, his repertoire is quite extensive, ranging from jazz to classical, opera to chamber music, from the recital stage to the organ loft. Paul has also composed numerous pieces for a variety of genres including works for piano, orchestra, choir, wind band, and chamber ensembles.  He has received numerous commissions, most recently from the New Jersey Arts Collective, the Church of the Holy Spirit in East Greenbush, NY and a large ballet commission for the Lustig Dance Theater, which was premiered in December of 2013.  

Paul teaches Music Theory, Composition and Ear Training at the Mason Gross School of the Arts Extension Division of Rutgers University and Music Theory for Rutgers University Arts Online.  He also holds the position of Music Director at the First Presbyterian Church of Ramsey, NJ.  Paul possesses a Bachelors Degree from Hartwick College, where he majored in Music with an emphasis in Piano Performance, a Masters Degree from The Hartt School, with a double major in Music Theory and Composition, and a Ph.D. from Rutgers University in Music Theory and Composition.

Education & Training
Ph.D. Rutgers University - Music Theory and Composition

M.M. University of Hartford, The Hartt School - Music Theory and Composition

B.A. Hartwick College - Music

Preferred Age student I prefer to work with:  
Kindergarten  - Second Grade , Third Grade - Fifth Grade , Sixth Grade - Eight Grade, High School , College, Adult Students

I prefer working with students of the following skill level:
Beginner (1-2 years of consistent study), Intermediate (3-4 years of consistent study), Advanced (5+ years of consistent study), Professional

Positions Held
Lecturer - Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts
Music Director - First Presbyterian Church of Ramsey, N.J.