Paul Ellison

Dr. Paul EllisonDr. Paul Ellison
Music History, General Music


Director of music at Church of the Advent, San Francisco; current president of the Association of Anglican Musicians, serving a two-year term from 2017-19. Former editor of The Beethoven Journal (2016-18); former editor of The Journal of the Association of Anglican Musicians (2010-15). Monograph, The Key to Beethoven: Connecting Tonality and Meaning in his Music (2014); editor/annotator, Dear Max/Lieber Malcom: The Rudolf/Frager Correspondence (2009). Contributor to The Beethoven Journal The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Historical Performance in Music, Notes, Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association, Nineteenth-Century Music Review, and the Three Choirs Festival


  • Royal Academy of Music, London, (DipRAM, LRAM)
  • London University (BMus)
  • Queens' College, Cambridge, (PGCE)
  • San José State University (MA, musicology)
  • Cardiff University (PhD, musicology)