Paul Dreisbach

Adjunct Faculty, Woodwinds Lesson Instructor


Paul Dreisbach teaches all the woodwind instruments at Hiram College.  He is a multi-instrumentalist with a long career in northeast Ohio.  Paul graduated from Hiram and holds a Master of Music degree in woodwinds from Ohio State University.  He did doctoral work in bassoon performance at The Cleveland Institute of Music, where he studied with George Goslee, principal bassoonist of the Cleveland Orchestra.

Paul has played with the Akron Symphony, Youngstown Symphony, Cleveland Philharmonic, and the Cleveland Ballet Orchestra, among others.  He is accomplished on Renaissance and baroque instruments and was a member of the Case Western Reserve Baroque Orchestra for many years.  He and his wife, musicologist and baroque flutist Tina Spencer Dreisbach, presented concerts at many prestigious venues including The Cleveland Museum of Art and Severance Chamber Hall.  Paul also plays several traditional instruments including Irish whistle and uilleann pipes.