Carnegie Mellon University

School of Music

Where artistry and innovation share center stage

Paul Evans

Paul Evans

Artist Lecturer in Percussion

5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Since 1989, Paul has been a member of River City Brass, the only full-time professional Brass Band in America. During those years The River City Brass has toured extensively throughout the United States and Europe in addition to the subscription series in Western Pennsylvania.

For over twenty years, Paul has been Artist Lecture of Percussion at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. During that time, his students have gained positions in Orchestras, Broadway, touring ensembles of all kinds, University Educators as well as leaders in the percussion design field.

Paul is also the percussionist for the P.B.S. “American Soundtrack” and the “My Music” series. With over 38 U.S. national shows to his credit, Paul has performed on P.B.S. with several hundred acts from the Doo-Wop, 50’s, 60’s 70’s, Soul, Disco, Country and Folk genres.