Paula Dreyer is a classically-trained pianist and composer, making music in a unique style that draws upon influences of classical, Spanish, film, and improvisational music. Known for her transporting and mesmerizing performances, Paula has graced world-class stages from Carnegie Hall to the Green Music Center, performing in the US, Canada, Nicaragua, Prague, Portugal, and Spain. She has been an Artist-in-Residence at Obras in Portugal, where she composed much of the music for her globally successful Little Gems for Piano educational series. Paula is also a well respected educator and presents nationally to music teachers.

Paula has collaborated with world-renowned choreographer Kevin Jenkins and San Francisco based visual artist Adrian Arias, as well as with genre defying groups Potaje and Matt Small’s Chamber Ensemble. She was a band member for the legendary show Beach Blanket Babylon, which the New York Times calls “a treasured San Francisco staple.” She was the winner of the Montréal Classical Music Festival and was a chamber music semi-finalist in the Concert Artist Guild Competition at New York’s Merkin Hall. In her debut original solo album Central Star, Paula tells a personal, yet universal story about the therapeutic powers of imagination, intuition, and creative expression during challenging times of transition.

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List of Works

Educational publications:

Little Gems for Piano– Primer Level

Little Gems for Piano– Advanced Primer Level

Little Gems for Piano– Volume 1

Little Gems for Piano– Volume 2

Under a Flamenco Sky– 3 Movement Suite. 1. Duende Flamenco 2. Tango Azul 3. Fuego Interno

Best of Little Gems for Piano


DREAMING in sounds solo piano compositions:

The Sound of Stars

Curiosity of a Dream

Central star solo piano compositions:

Under a Flamenco Sky-  (Suite)                  1. Duende Flamenco  2. Tango Azul         3. Fuego Interno 

Revolt and Reveal 

Rainbow Ridge

Lost at Sea

Sunset on Lake Michigan

Deep, Dark Waves

In a Trance

Forrest in the Forest


Moving On

Finding Home