Dr. Gilreath grew up in Marietta, GA where he attended Marietta Highschool. He is a pianist and composer and received a degree in Music Composition from Stetson University and then attended the University of Southern California to do his Master’s work. During the 80’s and 90’s, he wrote music for film, television and video games in Los Angeles and then Atlanta. He has been a featured soloist with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and has recorded several solo albums where members of the ASO were featured. He has been a featured performer at the Montreaux Atlanta Jazz festival, Chastain Park Amphitheater and has conducted the Cobb Symphony (now the Georgia Symphony) in several performances. In 2010 Dr. Gilreath and his wife Channie produced the feature film 96 Minutes, which stared Brittany Snow (Pitch Perfect, Hairspray) and David Oyelowo (Selma,The Butler). They filmed on the Marietta Square, around Marietta and in Atlanta. Today, Channie and Paul continue to enjoy music, film and the arts.Dr. Gilreath is active in his community. He has served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Cobb Symphony Orchestra (now the Georgia Symphony) and is a member The High Museum, The Marietta/Cobb Museum and several other organizations. He has been on the Advisory Board for several local banks and Kennesaw State University’s School of Music. Dr. Gilreath has also served as a Governor for The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (The Grammy’s). Every year, Dr. Gilreath provides free dental care to less fortunate individuals including women and children who have been victims of domestic violence. Gilreath Family Dentistry is one of the primary corporate sponsors for The Marietta City Schools Band program and The Gilreath’s provide financial support to many local, national and international charities.
Education & Affiliations
Education & Training
- Undergraduate School: Stetson University
- Graduate School: Medical College of Georgia