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educator , musician

Erika Veronique Paul, musician, educator. Certified music teacher. Donna Kocmich Neal scholar, 1982-1983; grantee Philanthropic Ventures Foundation, 1997, 99, City of Reno, 1999.


Paul, Erika Veronique was born on August 26, 1961 in San Francisco, California, United States. Daughter of Eduard Rudolf Paul and Yvette Germaine Prevost.


Associate of Arts in Music Theory, College of San Mateo, 1982. Bachelor in Music Performance, San Jose State University, 1986.


Private music teacher, California and Nevada, since 1981. Performer, band leader, since 1984. Resident jazz artist Nevada Council of Arts, since 1998.

Presenter and historian in jazz. Recording artist Jazz Q Music. Judge Reno Youth Festival, 1992-1997.


  • Certified music teacher.


  • Other Work

    • Producer, recorded Civil Defense's: Christmas Is a Time of Love, 1993, So What is This Thing Called Jazz, 1994, It's About Time, 1996, Jumpin' Jelly Beans, 1998, Wishing You a Swingin' Happy Holiday, 1998. Performed at jazz festivals at Oakland Rotary, 1996, 97, Jazz on the Hill, San Mateo, 1997, 99, swing festival at Bach Dancine and Dynamite Society, 1998, Sparks Hometown Farmer's Market, 1999. Concert series National Uptown Downtown Artown event, Reno, Nevada, 1998, 99.

      Erika Trio performance at national shows A Tribute to Bing, 1999, Andrews Sisters Show, 1999.


Member International Association Jazz Educators, Music Teachers National Association (certified voice, piano and theory teacher), Northern Nevada Music Teachers Association, California Association Private Music Teachers, Broadcast Music Teacher (public), Sierra Arts Foundation (associate, grant 1997).


  • Other Interests

    Cooking, sewing, gardening, swimming, travel.


Eduard Rudolf Paul

Yvette Germaine Prevost