Paul Davies

Composer & Pianist

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Paul Davies

A graduate of the University of California at San Diego, Paul Davies studied with Brian Ferneyhough, Bernard Rands, and Joji Yuasa. He is currently at work on Carlota, an opera in three acts with libretto by the composer, based on the true story of the unfortunate Charlotte of Belgium who was Empress Carlota of Mexico during the period in Mexican history known as the French Intervention. Dr. Davies is professor of music at Foothill College in Los Altos, California, where he teaches music theory, music appreciation, and a course on the Beatles.

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