Paul Reisler, Founder & Artistic Director - Kid Pan Alley Kid Pan Alley
Paul Reisler, Founder & Artistic Director
Paul Reisler - Founder and Artistic Director
PAUL REISLER is the founder and artistic director of the Kid Pan Alley™ Children's Songwriting Project.
started writing songs when he
was five years old.
Since 1975, Paul Reisler
has toured throughout North America and Asia with Trapezoid, Ki Theatre, Paul Reisler
and a Thousand Questions, and as a solo performer, appearing in more than 3,500 concerts.
has been involved in over 35 recording projects in various roles as a musician, engineer, producer and composer with artists such as Beth Nielsen Chapman, John McCutcheon, Holly Near and many others.
toured for years with his
late wife, Julie Portman, the Obie-award winning actress, playwright, and director.
His new band, Paul Reisler
and a Thousand Questions, features Howard Levy of the Flecktones, Joe Craven, Amy Speace and Heather Mae.
also writes for theatre, film and TV.
His Fables: Five Aesop's Fables for Orchestra and Narrator, a 30-minute piece composed by Paul
and Art Wheeler with a libretto co-written with Tom Paxton premiered in January, 2010 with performances at Charlottesville's Martin Luther King Performing Arts Center and at Lorin Maazel's Castleton Theatre.
is one of the most popular songwriting teachers in the country and has taught workshops and songwriting schools throughout the country including Rocky Mountain Song School
, Southern Utah Song School
, NewSong Academy
, Swannanoa Gathering
, Augusta Workshop
a Nef in Southern France, Puget Sound Guitar Workshop, Common Ground, the CATS
program at the Castleton Festival, NSAI Songcamps, Songcamp in the Mountains and many others.
He is the host of the 6-Day Intensive Songcamp in Charlottesville, VA.
So you're probably wondering how Paul
let Kid Pan Alley take over his
Well, here's his