“He is one of the most accomplished and discriminating artists in the world.”
-Jenn Gordan, Artist Manager, Steinway & Sons Artist Manager

Paul Cardall is a Steinway & Sons sponsored pianistpaul_on_steps and a two-time No. 1 Billboard artist with seven other recordings that debuted on Billboard’s top 10 New Age chart without any major label support. His most recent album, 40 Hymns for Forty Days, debuted No. 1 and was listed on Billboard’s Heatseeker’s list, which ranks new artist popularity across all music genres. Paul was awarded Male Artist of the Year and Instrumental Artist of the Year (LDSBA) along with Best Original Music Score twice for two independent films confirming he is one of the most successful recording artists of our time.

Paul’s soothing, melodic style is born out of his compassion to help others endure hardship and connect to the strength of the soul. The passion he exudes during his performances is rooted in personal experience because the pianist has endured difficult challenges. He was born with essentially half a functioning heart, which required immediate surgery when Paul was less than a day old. His life-threatening congenital heart disease and a series of difficult surgeries throughout his life, including a heart transplant, has given Paul wisdom, depth and understanding that only music could express to heal hearts and minds of people all over the world.

Based in Salt Lake City, Paul has built a loyal – and ever growing – audience around the world through several social media channels. From Cairo to Chicago, Sydney to Madrid, Paul’s fans live in more than 100 nations. He ads 200 new listeners per day, reaches more than 600,000 Facebook users per week, garners more than 150,000 subscribers to his Pandora Radio station, and his youtube channel has been viewed by more than 2 million people.

In addition to his recording career, Paul founded Stone Angel Music in 1999, which owns a catalogue of recordings by other similar artists. He launched cellist Steven Sharp Nelson’s (The Piano Guys) recording career releasing three recordings which debuted on Billboard classical charts. As part of Stone Ange Music, Paul built one of Salt Lake City’s premier recording studios.

In 2011, Utah State Board of Regents awarded Paul with an honorary doctorate because of his community service. As an executive board member of the Saving tiny Hearts Society 501(c)3, Paul actively promotes congenital heart disease medical research. Shortly after receiving a heart transplant in 2009, Paul established an endowment at Salt Lake Community College that awards annual scholarships for students affected by congenital heart disease. In addition to volunteer service related to healing hearts, Paul is an ordained lay-minister in his Christian faith and speaks and performs regularly to non-denominational congregations world-wide.

Steinway & Sons Artist Manager Jenn Gordon said, “Paul’s commitment to excellence in his artistic and professional achievements make it most appropriate that he is included on the Steinway Artist Roster, a list of the most accomplished and discriminating artists in the world.” Other artists on this roster include; Irving Berlin, Sergei Rachmaninov, Duke Ellington, Gina Bachauer, and more to name a few.

Paul is married to Tina and has two beautiful daughters.

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