Paul Goldstaud is Professor of Music Theory and Composition at Binghamton University. Goldstaub's compositions have been performed by the Guthrie Theater, the Minnesota Opera and the Cincinnati Opera; at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall; and in Canada, Great Britain, Japan, Germany, Russia and Italy. His comic opera, The Marriage Proposal, based on Chekhov, was produced off-off-Broadway. Goldstaub earned the Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music degrees at the Eastman School of Music, and a Bachelor of Music degree at Ithaca College. His publishers include Roger Dean Publishing Company, Lawson-Gould Music, Ken Dorn Publications, as well as the International Trombone Association Press.