Paula Walker


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Paula Walker began working in the music industry right out of high school for the Gemeinhart flute company in Elkhart, Indiana.  In the early years she worked primarily on student instruments for Gemeinhart, which provided products designed especially for younger students.  Her attention to detail became an important part of the process of assembling the instruments that required extra reinforcement and playability.  She later joined the Conn-Selmer company where she continued to work in the factory.