Paul Gregory

Paul Gregory started playing guitar at the age of 10.  Later he also studied cello and composition in London and is an ARCM.  He made further guitar studies with Baltazar Benitez in Holland and Carlos Bonell.  He gave his Wigmore Hall debut when 19 to high critical acclaim.

Paul won notable student awards being nominated as one of 'Tomorrow's Musicians' and offered a

concert at the Fairfield Hall Croydon.  As a winner of the Park Lane Awards, he gave a recital at the Purcell Room on London's South Bank.  Three years later he won the Andres Segovia International Competition in Spain at twenty-two.

Over the years, there have been many BBC Radio 3 programmes, including live broadcasts from the NTL Studio in Belfast, the Wigmore Hall as well as from Broadcasting House.

Paul has been a visiting tutor to the Royal Irish Academy Dublin and has been Chief External Examiner for the Royal Scottish Academy (now Conservatoire) for nine years. He taught at the East Sussex Academy in Lewes Sussex for 12 years.  Paul has released CD recordings for Opus 1, Meridian and Claudio record labels and has published compositions, some of the later being used as set pieces for examination boards in France and England.

Paul is musical director for the weekly Tuesday Lunchtime Concerts at the Chapel Royal, Brighton and the Guitar Masters Series as part of the Brighton Festival.