Paul Undreiner

Composer, Pianist, and Organist

"I compose music because I must give expression to my feelings, just as I talk because I must give utterance to my thoughts"

‚Äč- Sergei Rachmaninov

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 the Lustig Dance Theater. 

Paul teaches Music Theory for Rutgers University Arts Online as well as private piano and composition lessons.  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.