Paul Seiz, Music Director

Paul Seiz is an entertainer, music director, pianist and singer. Born in Rock Island, Illinois; a small but quaint city, three hours west of Chicago taught him the meaning of life and the value of arts in such a charming community such Rock Island!

Paul obtained his Bachelors in Commercial Music with a minor in Theater from Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois. Additionally, Paul recently obtained a Certificate in Nonprofit Management and Innovation from the University of Missouri Kansas City. 

Upon graduation, Paul served as Resident Music Director for Playhouse on the Square, a nonprofit professional theatre in Memphis, Tennessee. Thereafter graduation, Paul was graciously afforded various projects in both New York City and Denver as a professional musician before accepted his current role here in Kansas City. Paul serves as Entertainment Director at Howl at the Moon, a live music venue in downtown Kansas City. The band under his tutelage performs five nights a week and provides young, music entertainers the opportunity to learn and grow in the live music business.

Paul met his wife Brooke while playing piano over many summers in Alaska and the two embarked on a memorable sojourn to Ghana to study West Africa drumming, dancing, and education. He and Brooke occasionally wade into the jazz scene as A Couple Duets. They currently reside in Overland Park and both are excited and committed to raising their three adorably crazy children.

Paul made mention that “The evolving mission and vision for Fountain City Performing Arts is beautiful and honorable and I consider it a duty to make an impact in Kansas City, working with  young people in the most positive and impactful ways through the arts”.