Paul Cort was born in Guyana and began his formative musical training with distinguished musician, Edith Pieters. In 1996 he began teaching at Bishops’ High School and then Queen’s College until he accepted a scholarship to pursue studies in the USA in 2001 where he Attended Concordia College and obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Vocal Performance at Wartburg College (2005) as well as a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance From Boston University (2008). He has worked with some of the best in the business including Simon Estes, the internationally acclaimed opera singer and voice teacher Paul Torkelson.

Paul has performed several recitals at the National Cultural Centre in Guyana, and was employed in the public school system by the Government of Antigua and Barbuda where he also functioned as the director of that country’s National Choir. He currently is employed at the University of the Southern Caribbean as a Music Instructor and Voice Teacher since 2011. He has recently been awarded the position of Assistant Chief Examiner for Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) Performing Arts with responsibility for Music by the Caribbean Examinations Council. Paul Cort has also produced the winner of the Championship Cup at the 2016 Trinidad and Tobago Music Festival.