Paul is a Joint 1st Study organist and composer at the Royal Academy of Music Junior Department where his teachers include Anne Marsden Thomas, Frederick Stocken and Edmund Jolliffe. He is the inaugural Harry Gabb Scholar of the Royal College of Organists and was awarded the ARCO diploma at the age of 16 with three prizes: the highest mark in the practical section, the highest aggregate mark and the highest mark under 19 years of age. As organ scholar at Pinner Parish Church, Paul was the organist on their choir tour to St Patrick's Cathedral Dublin (2017) and Llandaff Cathedral Wales (2019). He has given many solo organ recitals in the UK.
Paul is a prizewinning composer. He won the Frank Martin Memorial Award in the 2015 National Composers' Competition (EPTA) for his composition for jazz quartet, Seattle. In 2017 he won first prize in the Music Education Expo competition; his setting of Ave Maria for SATB was then premiered by The Schola Cantorum at the London Olympia Music & Drama Education Expo and published in Music Teacher magazine. In 2018 he won the BBC Proms Inspire Composers' Competition with Daddy Longlegs for clarinet, cello and piano, which was performed at a BBC Proms concert and broadcast on BBC Radio 3. This resulted in a commission from the BBC to write a piece to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing: the first performance by the BBC Singers of The Slow Moon Climbs was broadcast on BBC 3 in 2019.
Paul enjoys variety in his music-making. He gained a distinction in Grade 8 piano when he was 10 years old, and also has a distinction in Grade 8 drum kit. He is a keen jazz pianist and performed with NYJO London at the Roundhouse. Having perfect pitch and the ability to play by ear, he has an extensive repertoire of memorised music and is frequently invited to play for functions and weddings.
Paul is the organ scholar elect at King's College Cambridge 2020.