Paul Carey studied composition with Alfred Blatter, Eugene Kurtz, and Ben Johnston at the University of Illinois. Mr. Carey's graduate studies were at Yale University.
Mr. Carey's compositions have been performed by choirs worldwide and at ACDA, MENC, OAKE, and AGO conventions across America. His Rise Up, Emma Lazarus was the winner of The New York Treble Singers 2003 composition competition. Esta Tarde, mi bien (This Evening, my love) was the winner of the Cambridge Madrigal Singers Competition in 2004. His Thou art The Sky (15/2430R) was winner of the Illinois ACDA composition competition.
Mr. Carey's website contains many score and audio samples and can be seen at www.paulcarey.net.