Paul Morin is an American born, New York-based composer, contemporary artist and pianist. He enjoys a multifaceted career in New York City performing concerts, writing new music and painting for expositions and commissions. Paul has been reviewed by such magazines and Gallery and Studio in New York City. He graduated from Stony Brook University with a degree in music focusing on piano performance and composition. In 2008 he received a Masters Degree in Piano Performance and Composition from New York University where he studied piano under Martin Canin and composition under Justin Dello Joio. As a composer, Paul's music has been used for short films and performed in concerts throughout North and South America. While collaborating with many visual artists in New York City he has been able to create a unique live experience for the concert audience. His musical style is described to be emotional and energetic, with exceptional transition from composure and order to chaotic dissonances. In November, 2011 Paul released his new C.D. for solo piano Succession of Images, which has been sold worldwide and has been featured in independent films and concerts. As an artist, Paul's works are created through inspiration and passion for color and texture. His contemporary paintings show an obsession of abstract nature. His paintings are free from the indulgence of premeditated thought, technique and mechanical harshness which he believes would obscure the natural effect in his art. His paintings have been featured in galleries throughout New York and are also sold on commissions from private buyers. His most recent solo expositions in New York City have been at The Art Bar and Logos Book store. As a pianist he won The Suffolk County Piano Teachers Forum Prize for two consecutive years. Paul has played numerous recitals at such prestigious halls as Steinway Hall in New York City, Faust Harrison Hall, The United Nations, and The Staller Center. Paul has always been active in Chamber Music and has performed with The Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra and The New York University Symphony Orchestra.