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Paul Silver
Paul Silver

A native of Cleveland, Ohio, violist Paul Silver holds a Bachelor of Music degree and a Performer's Certificate from the Eastman School of Music. He also holds a Master of Music degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music. His teachers include Robert Vernon, Francis Tursi, Heidi Castleman and Edward Ormond.

Mr. Silver has been a participant in the Aspen and Casals Music Festivals, performing in numerous chamber music and orchestral concerts. Locally he plays chamber music with friends and colleagues from the orchestra and also has performed in Beijing, Hong Kong, Moscow and throughout the United States.

Paul was a member of the Rochester Philharmonic and the Detroit Symphony prior to joining the Pittsburgh Symphony in 1981. Along with other PSO members, he works with pre-school
children at the Cyert Center for Early Education in Pittsburgh.

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