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Paul Vaillancourt has been a featured soloist at the Aspen Summer Music Festival, Sound Symposium Music Festival, with the National Arts Center and Ottawa Symphony Orchestras, with the St Petersburg Chamber Orchestra and the CSU Wind Ensemble. He has had numerous solo and ensemble performances recorded and broadcast by CBC Radio, Radio Canada, and National Public Radio.

Vaillancourt has taught Percussion Education at both McGill University and Ottawa University. He completed his DMA at the Sate University of New York, Stony Brook in 2002, under Raymond DesRoches.

While in New York, Vaillancourt performed regularly with some of the top percussion ensembles in the country including Pulse and the New Jersey Percussion Ensemble. He is the principal timpanist for the LaGrange Symphony Orchestra and performs regularly with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra. He has performed all over the world with several contemporary music ensembles including Furious Band, The Fountain City Ensemble and the piano / percussion duo, STRIKE with pianist Jeff Meyer. As a conductor, Paul has premièred works by Brian Cherney, David Lang, Steven Gellman, Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez, John Parcell, Sidney Hodkinson, Jack Beeson, R. Murray Schaeffer as well as the opera Comala by Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon in Mexico City.

Role: Conductor 
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