Gary Paulo is a graduate of Indiana University where he received a Bachelors of Music in classical saxophone performance while studying with saxophonist Eugene Rousseau. When he returned home in 2001 he was in high demand as a teacher and performer in the Atlanta area. He has worked teaching clinics and master classes at many of the wonderful school band programs in the metro Atlanta area and is currently on staff with the Lassiter High School Band program, teaching marching and winds. Since 2010 Gary has been an Artist Affiliate at Emory University and was also the adjunct saxophone instructor at the University of Alabama-Birmingham during the 2004-2005 school term. Gary has performed for many great audiences with national touring acts, spanning many genres of music. His performance credits include The Zac Brown Band, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Alabama Symphony Orchestra, Augusta Symphony Orchestra, The Temptations, The Temptations Review featuring Dennis Edwards and Jazz Orchestra Atlanta. In addition, his full time band, the AJ Ghent Band, is a national touring group that has performed at the Hollywood Bowl, and the Southern Ground Music Festival in Nashville and Charleston. Gary also performs in "the horn band of Atlanta - Bumpin' the Mango" and the Cobb Wind Symphony. In 2008 Gary completed a Masters in Music Performance from Georgia State University.