Paul C. Hofreiter was educated at the Lawrenceville School and the University of the Arts. His former teachers include Henry Scott of the Philadelphia Orchestra, Tony Marino and Pat Mercuri. He has performed with the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra and la Orquesta Sinfónica de las Américas. He is a freelance performer in the Philadelphia area. In addition to teaching bass and guitar at Westminster Conservatory, he has taught at the Lawrenceville School, the Pennington School and Creative Music Studios in Ewing.