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Michael Pallas

  • Degrees and StudiesB. M., The Hartt School of Music
  • Music Conservatory of WestchesterFaculty since 2015

Performances and Distinctions: Michael Pallas is known for his clear tone and melodic improvisation. He has performed with his quintet at New England’s longest running jazz series “Monday Night Jazz in Bushnell Park,” and was one of fifteen young jazz musicians nationwide to participate in the Ravinia Steans Music Institute Jazz Fellowship program in Chicago where he has the opportunity to work with Rufus Reid, Billy Childs, and NEA Jazz Master Nathan Davis.  Pallas has performed with such notable artist's such as Rene McLean, Gary Bartz, Lewis Nash, Nat Reeves, Wayne Bergeron, Wycliffe Gordon, Andy Martin and Gordon Goodwin, and has appeared at many well-known venues in New York City.  Pallas is a teaching artist at the Renaissance Youth Center in the South Bronx, and is also a producer for R&B and hip-hop artists.