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Paul Spring, B.A. 2011

Paul Spring, B.A. English, 2011

Paul Spring graduated with a BA in English from the University of Dallas in 2011. Immediately after, he moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota, to pursue a career in music. For his first two years he worked as a tutor and high school English teacher while playing gigs at nights and on weekend. Now he is a full-time, self managed songwriter.Paul Spring

He attempts to inform his songwriting with the inspiring lectures and classroom discussions he participated in as an undergrad. He has released two full length folk-rock albums, opening for bands including Dawes and Shovels and Rope. In addition, he has released a highly reviewed family album which won a Parent's Choice Gold Award and NPR called "an ode to books and stories, and to the families who nurture them." 

www.paulspringmusic.com

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