Paul Novosel has had a forty-year career as pianist, organist, playwright, author and composer. He graduated summa cum laude as a music composition student of John Corigliano, and dramatist student of Broadway’s William Hoffman. He received his MA in music from The University of Limerick, Ireland. He studied writing on music and penned musicological and program notes. He garnered awards and nominations, and has performed as keyboardist in major venues throughout the United States and Europe including Carnegie Hall in New York City. He is a Local 802 A.F. of M. union musician, served as assistant archivist and staff pianist at Dance Theatre of Harlem, and currently holds the post as organist and choirmaster at the historic Saint Peter's Episcopal Church at Westchester Square, Bronx, New York.
As a writer on music, Mr. Novosel co-wrote with Dance Theatre of Harlem's former company member and archivist Judy Tyrus, From Black and White to Living Color, an exhibition. He is currently collaborating on a major book about Dance Theatre of Harlem.