Co-Founder Paula Hirson is the driving force behind Bowtown Music. Her commitment to the arts began with her first ballet class at the age of four. She went on to secure a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and dance from York University in Toronto. Her career as a dance and gestalt therapist provided opportunity for others to explore and promote creativity, self-awareness and overall well-being. Paula’s goal is to create a platform to support artistic expression in a musical community.
Co-Founder Kuba Suttles is a seasoned, multi instrumental musician, composer, producer and author. His career as a professional, touring, recording artist began in 1965. Music has taken him around the world. He has toured internationally and performed on stage with some of Canada’s top musicians like Valdy, Leon Bibb, Shari Ulrich and Bruce Cockburn. He has produced and recorded on many projects including two singles with Tomorrow’s Eyes, two LP’s with Flying Mountain, a solo CD entitled Light Of Day and Rise, with JB Knights. He is the author of Guitar One, Beginner Course. Kuba enjoys teaching students of all ages and nurturing up and coming talent.
Receptionist Sally Njoroge is a Spoken Word artist performing with Jazz/Hip Hop and R&B genres. She enjoys working at Bowtown Music learning much about music, connecting with community and providing excellent service to customers. Sally is currently studying sociology at Mount Royal University.