Dip Ed Primary/Music, BEd
Paul has over 20 years experience as a primary school classroom music teacher and 25 years as a private instrumental teacher. He holds a Diploma of Education (Primary Music) from QUT and a Bachelor of Education from James Cook University. Paul worked as a professional and semi-professional musician from 1972 until the 1990s doing band gigs, solo work, musicals and other performances in restaurants, pubs and clubs. He performed in the highly regarded Brisbane jazz band, Scat!, as a singer and guitarist. Scat! performed at Expo ’88, and toured northern Europe in 1990. Paul was personally awarded as Australia Day Council Cultural Award in 1994 for his exceptional music teaching work in Bowen, North Queensland. Paul has been adored by thousands of children over the years, who know him as “Mr Gagen”. He has inspired them through his special music teaching style and genuine kindness.
These details were last updated on January 3, 2011