Paul Harkins

Paul has been a member of the Flint Symphony Orchestra's percussion section for 23 seasons. He holds bachelor's and master's degrees in percussion performance from the University of Michigan. In his musical life, he won the MTNA Collegiate Solo Recital Competition and concerto competitions at Michigan and the St. Louis Symphony, and he performed regularly in the percussion sections of numerous regional orchestras. These days, he plays avocationally, and spends the bulk of his time as a fundraiser for the University of Michigan, and as a husband, father, and friend.