Paul Fitterer

Drums, Percussion, Composition
Paul has been involved on the vibrant Toronto music scene for many years. He continues to immerse himself in its multicultural music and arts milieu.
Studies have included the York University Music Program, the Drummers Collective in New York City (funded by Canada Council ) and private studies with Fred Stone, John Cheeseman, Ted Moses, Brian Katz, Claude Ranger, Pete Zeldman, Barry Elmes,
Ian Froman, Mark Walker, Frank Katz, Marvin “Smitty” Smith, Mike Clark, Kim Plainfield, Ricky Sebastian, Duduka Da Fonseca,
and Peter Dick.

Paul has performed, toured, and recorded in many musical settings with:
Space Trio, Bob Mover, John MacKay, John McCloud, Lorne Lofsky, Jim Heineman & John T. Davis, George Koller, Ernie Tollar, PEEK, Tom Walsh, Dave Trevis, Kim Ratcliffe, Brian Katz, Paul Cram, Bob Parkins Trio, Roberto Bacci, Ian Lazarus Quartet, The NOW Project, April Trio, New and Used, Allyson Morris, Desert City Drift, The Barry Livingston Group, The May Trio w/ George McFetridge & James Young, and One Big Song, amongst others.

Other musical streams pursued, have included Brazilian, Irish-Celtic, African, Rock, Pop, Funk, and Spoken Word. Furthermore, diverse Arts related endeavours have included: hosting a Jazz-Radio Program on CIUT-FM from 1990-92, working with the Deba-Je-Mu-Jig Theatre Company as a sound designer, (1998-99) as a freelance dance accompanist, leading a percussion ensemble in outdoor spectacle processions (SolSticks in the Kensington Market Festival of Lights) and teaching privately.

Paul has experience in production in musical theatre, and sound design for theatre, and has shared co-producing responsibilities in groups such as Space Trio, The NOW project, New and Used, and PEEK, & One Big Song.
Teaching wise, Paul has primarily taught privately one on one over the years.

Paul currently resides in Toronto, ON.