Genres; Classical, World Music, Musical Improv, Fiddling
Paris is an established musician, actor, and teacher actively working in New York City. He trained in classical violin and viola at the New England Conservatory from with Roger Tapping, Lynn Chang and Irina Muresanu. Upon graduating from NEC's Preparatory Division, he received the Eugene Lehner award for outstanding chamber music work. Paris has played and sung in jazz, folk and rock groups around the country and around the world and has over twenty years of experience in orchestral and chamber music, pit orchestras, recording work and fiddling
Most recently, Paris wrote string arrangements and performed in the folk-rock musical 1969: The Second Man in residence at New York Theater Workshop's NEXT DOOR space. He was heavily featured in Phoebe Kreutz's musical comedy Go! Go! Gilgamesh! as a violinist and lead actor at New York's Frigid Festival in 2017. He made his Off-Broadway debut in 2015 playing Officer Lockstock in a production of Urinetown at the Chernuchin Theater. As a member of the Harvard Krokodiloes in 2012, he toured around the world, performing across 15+ countries and 4 continents. He graduated from Harvard University in 2015 with a degree in Psychology.
Paris is extremely passionate about teaching. He enjoys learning as much as possible about every individual student and feels excited to go on a unique journey geared towards improvement, precision, and evolving passion for music. In addition to teaching music, Paris also teaches acting privately and at New York University's Atlantic studio.