Paul Plunkett

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For the U.S. federal judge, see Paul Edward Plunkett.

Paul Plunkett is a virtuoso trumpet player. He has been a soloist with Australian symphony orchestras and performed with the Australian Chamber Orchestra.[1]

Born in Drouin, Victoria, Paul became a Lecturer at Canberra Institute of the Arts and at the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne. He travelled to Europe (Schola Cantorum Basiliensis in Switzerland) and was Guest Principal Trumpet with the Zurich Chamber Orchestra. More recently he has become Professor of Trumpet and Head of Brass at the Hochschule für Musik Köln in Aachen, Germany and lectures at Switzerland's Musikhochschule Winterthur in Zurich. He has released several CDs and published his trumpet method in a book called Beyond Brass Basics, a guide to common sense brass playing (Spaeth/Schmid Verlag). He performs concerts and recitals and records in countries around the world including Europe, USA, New Zealand, Japan and Australia.[2]


With Uri Caine