Paul Dhasmana completed a Master of Performance in Conducting Studies at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in 2003, studying orchestral conducting with Harry Spence Lyth and choral conducting with Mats Nilsson. During his time at the Conservatorium he conducted various ensembles, including a staged production of The Soldier’s Tale for the Conservatorium Foundation and assisted Mr Lyth in The Marriage of Figaro.
In 2004 he was selected as a participant in the Up-Beat Choral Conducting Workshops in association with teh Sydney Philharmonia Choir, and was tutored by Roland Peelman, Neil McEwan, Brett Weymark and Mats Nilsson.
Paul has conducted the Sydney Chamber Orchestra, Western Youth Orchestra, Mosman Orchestra, Penrith Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Youth Orchestra Flute Choir, Taverner Consort of Voices and also members of the Philharmonia Choir. In 2004 he was made chief conductor of the Strathfield Symphony Orchestra.