Executive Secretary, Bishops’ Commission for Liturgy and National Liturgical Council
Dr Paul Taylor is currently Director of Music at St Patrick’s Cathedral. Following studies with John Hogan in Bendigo, he majored in organ at ACU, studying with Geoffrey Cox, and in 1993 completed a Master of Arts, specialising in liturgy, at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA. His MMus degree (2000) featured a recital of the eighteen Leipzig chorale preludes of J S Bach and a thesis on Catholic hymnody in Australia. In 2010, he earned a PhD directed by Dianne Gome at ACU with a dissertation on liturgical chant.
Paul is currently serving a term as Executive Secretary of the Bishops Commission for Liturgy of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference. He has served as an organist at St Francis’ Church and the Cathedral and sung bass in the choirs of both churches.