Paul Reynolds has served as Principal Violist with the Sarasota Opera Company, the National Chamber Orchestra in Washington, D.C., and the New World Symphony of Miami, with whom he also performed as soloist. While in D.C, he played in the National Symphony Orchestra, Kennedy Center Opera and served as associate professor of Music at George Washington University. Over the years he has participated in many festivals including Sun Valley, Mainly Mozart, Tanglewood Music Center, Spoleto, Music Academy of the West, Pacific Music Festival in Japan, Santa Fe Opera and the National Repertory Orchestra. Paul studied viola with Roberto Diaz, Robert Vernon and Martha Katz. Donald McInnes and Michael Tree were also very influential. He has had the privilege of performing with orchestras in some of the world's great Concert Halls such as the Royal Concertgebouw, Lincoln Center, and Kitara Hall in Japan. As a chamber musician he has been invited to play concerts at the Isabella Gardner Museum in Boston, Steamboat Springs, and in Monte Carlo, Monaco. Paul is currently Principal Violist of the Burlington Chamber Orchestra and the Green Mountain Opera Festival. He also performs with the Vermont Symphony, Vermont Mozart Festival, Capital City Concerts, and has often been heard live on Vermont Public Radio. He is a founding member of the Sky Meadow Chamber Players, and is on the faculty of the Monteverdi Music School and Middlebury College. He lives in Montpelier.