Paula is from Kildare and is an early music enthusiast. Paula completed her undergraduate BAmus degree in NUI Maynooth and holds an MA Baroque Performance Practice from Queens University Belfast and an MA Arts Administration and Cultural Policy from University College Dublin. Paula returned to NUI Maynooth to complete a Postgraduate Diploma in Education and graduated with 1st class honors in 2012.
Paula began her professional career in arts administration and then moved to the private sector where she worked at senior management level of a large multinational company. Through these experiences she brings to the role her expertise and experience in the areas, finance, management and the delivery of programmes backed with an understanding of the arts and most specifically music education.
Paula has worked extensively in the primary sector on choral and instrumental projects and in the secondary sector with the development of rock school formats in secondary settings.
Paula joined the Music Generation team in May 2013 as Coordinator for the Carlow region.
She is currently studying for an MA in Early Years Music in Birmingham City University.