Paul Halley is one of Australia’s most popular and innovative composers of classical music, blending elements of traditional classical styles with a distinctive modern edge. With his beautifully melodic and intensely dramatic music he has made a considerable reputation for himself as a composer of highly likeable contemporary classical music.
Paul Halley is by profession a dentist, and is entirely self taught as a composer. Drawing on influences primarily from the classical masters such as Beethoven, Bach and Mozart, he has also drawn inspiration from sources as varied as medieval music and cinematic scores.
Paul Halley regularly puts on performances with his string quartet “The Halley Quartet” , always featuring premiers of his latest works. Some of his most popular works have been “Midnight”, “The Hand Of Fate” and “Angel”.