Compositions: SATB - Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass (16)
Ancient City is one of Paul's most well known pieces. Co-written with Andrew DeTeliga, the perfect piece for your finale. Ancient City is stirring, powerful and evocative.
Band of Brothers
Band of Brothers is a stirring tribute to the Anzacs and more specifically, the 'old boys' of The Southport School in Queensland who served Australia in conflicts abroad. The perfect piece for Anzac Day commemorations. Also available with strings, brass and percussion accompaniment.
Deep Deeper Deep
An sizzling piece of modern gospel music, full of inspiring lyrics, soaring gospel lines and classic jazz/blues grooves. An uplifting piece dedicated to the joy of singing gospel music and how music can soothe the soul...
Eye of the Needle
Eye of the Needle from the song cycle 'Beyond the White Sails', loved by singers and audiences alike. A rollicking sea shanty; a joyful and powerful sing, and an engaging piece about the shipwreck coast of Victoria. Great for all ages.
Dedicated to the Australian soldiers of Fromelles who lost their lives in Australia’s ‘worst-ever’ military disaster, July 19th and 20th, 1916, this powerful work is the result of years of study and personal experience in the battlefields of France. Like many of Paul's pieces about the Great War, Fromelles is meticulously researched and respectful to the 'diggers' and is very suited to the Anzac Day ceremony...
Guruwull is an exciting collaboration between Paul and Dharawal Aboriginal Elder, Les Bursill. Commissioned by The Voices of Sydney Choir in 2010, the piece was conceived through weeks of research and practical experience, engaging in country and culture. A valuable Indigenous story.
In Memory of an Unknown
From the Song Cycle for Year of the Outback in 2004. Written in the style of the Australian 'bush ballad', this piece tells the story of the early explorers and pioneers of the Australian outback.
Paul has finally set his all time favourite poem to music in a rousing setting with optional symphony orchestra. Commissioned by the New England Conservatorium in 2016, it features a reading of the great poem, soaring melodies and harmonies.
A powerful acknowledgment of Dharawal culture inspired by Les Bursill, Dharawal Man. Paul and Les worked together walking country and creating a special piece that excites both performer and audience alike. The piece features chant, body percussion and subtle movement.
One Pure Voice
A huge, rousing finale and tribute to the greatest sound in the world - a choir! Thoroughly recommended for large festivals ad events, One Pure Voice is Paul's thank you letter to Choirs....
Powerful, rousing and in important message for all. The piece which has inspired it's own festival, been the finale and winning song in many festivals and competitions, and sung by all ages, Pemulwuy is a story that resonates with us all. Also available with strings. Contact Paul for parts...
A rousing anthem very suited to graduation ceremonies or for the spectacular closer to your concert. With lively, motivational verses and a huge chorus sung in Latin, this piece will inspire your choir and audience...
From the Song Cycle 'Turn on the Open Sea', the story of Ernest Shackleton's Endurance expedition in 1914 is one of the greatest survival stories in the history of exploration. Paul's classic telling is emotional and stirring, loved by all. Available with strings...
The Will to Climb
The Will to Climb was the finale piece to the 2003 Rugby World Cup. An uplifting anthem, well suited to massed choir and the finale, big events and festivals. Also available with symphony orchestra...
Towards Infinity is a deeply moving experience for singers and audience. With touching lyrics by Phil Voysey it is a powerful dedication to adventurer Andrew McCauley...
Warri and Yatungka
One of Australia's most interesting modern stories, the Last of the Nomads, Warri and Yatungka lived in isolation from the world in the far reaches of the Western Australian desert for 3 decades. They returned to civilisation in the 1970's...