Paul-Erik Söderqvist studied classical guitar at the Metropolia University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki, first as a student of guitarist, composer and painter Juan Antonio Muro, and then Petri Kumela, one of Finland's foremost classical guitarists, until completing his degree with the highest grade. Paul-Erik is an active musician and has appeared as orchestra soloist and chamber musician, in addition to playing solo recitals regularly. Most notably he has performed at Stavanger Konserthus in Norway and Kumho Art Hall in Seoul, South-Korea. He has also participated with various ensembles in the Tampere Biennale and Ajassa! -festivals, and works as a guitar teacher in addition to composing and playing concerts.