A headshot of Paul Schuette.

Music Business, Entrepreneurship & Technology (BS)

Paul Schuette is a composer, sound artist and improviser. As an assistant professor at University of the Arts, Paul teaches courses on electronic and experimental music in the Department of Music Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MBET). Additionally, he curates a UArts concert series called “Out of the Box,“ which showcases visiting artists working in experimental, electronic and improvised media.  

According to Citybeat Cincinnati, Paul creates “works of art that address multiple senses simultaneously and thoughtfully, no matter the context.” Working in a variety of media, Paul’s music has been performed by the Network for New Music, loadbang ensemble, CCM Wind Symphony, Percussion Group Cincinnati, Brianna Matzke and Eric Derr. 

As an artist-in-residence, he has worked at the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, UCross Foundation, Experimental Sound Studio, Signal Culture and the Avaloch Farm Music Institute. 

He actively performs as a member of llama/lama, a modular synthesis duo with composer Quinn Collins, and Vaster Than Empires, an electroacoustic trio with Erica Dicker on violin and Allen Otte on percussion. Paul’s collaborative, The Warp Whistle Project, with painter Mary Laube has been exhibited in Philadelphia; Chicago; Cincinnati; Knoxville, Tennessee; Bloomington-Normal, Illinois; Detroit; Hong Kong; and Daejon, South Korea.