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School of Arts and Media

Paul Cusick

Lecturer in Popular Music Performance



Paul has over 12 years experience working as a freelance guitarist in a variety of settings. He has performed with several high profile pop acts and toured extensively with musical theatre productions. Alongside his career as a performer he has also worked as HE music performance lecturer for the same amount of time.  



Paul teaches all aspects of the performance modules; Session Musicianship, Ensemble, Improvisation 1-1 and Negotiated Project

Research Interests


Evolution of R&B guitar styles

Contemporary Gospel guitar playing

Jazz fusion composition and performance practices



MA Music Performance