- - Graduated with a degree in composition from Sam Houston State University in 2014, having studied under Dr. Brian Herrington and Dr. Kyle Kindred. - - Currently playing with: - - Carthy - www.carthymusic.com - - - - Joe Burlison's Uptown Jazz www.joeburlisonsuptownjazz.com - - HITS Theater - www.hitstheatre.org

Currently working as a composer, arranger, engraver, and general music nerd person in Houston from the Woodlands. Performing as a percussionist, drummer, and singer. Teaching private lessons in the Houston area in percussion, drumset, voice, guitar, piano, and trumpet. Sitting board member at Space City Performing Arts

- - Website: www.JohnPaddieMusic.net - - - - Email: John@JohnPaddieMusic.net - - - - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/JohnPaddieHouTX/ - - - - Twitter - @ArsPura - - - - Instagram - @InfiniteAgelessInkwell - -

Compositions

Shakr Hmn



Percussion trio for portable percussion commissioned in the spring of 2016 by 3G Percussion out of Houston, TX www.3GPercussion.com


Miniature for Harp and Piano



Short piece written for two lovely instruments that was inspired by the need for loveliness when a friend was near completing her 36-hour shift as an EMT


Lightyears for Saxophone Quartet



Undergraduate work for saxophone that was chosen for the Manchester New Music Mini-Festival in 2013