Paul Trapkus, composer with Grand Mesa Strings.

Paul Trapkus

Paul Trapkus received a BM in violin performance and music education from the University of Michigan and a Master of Music Education degree from the University of Colorado Boulder. Mr. Trapkus taught orchestra for 10 years at Silver Creek High School in Longmont, Colorado, where he started a fiddle group, chamber music class, and composition club.

His documentary about lifelong music making, Carry the Tune (, was selected into five film festivals and received an Award of Merit from the San Francisco Film Awards.