Nicholas Gallas, Clarinet

 Photo Credit:  Daniel D'Ottavio

Photo Credit: Daniel D'Ottavio

Clarinetist Nicholas Gallas has performed with a diverse range of artists and ensembles, including the Axiom Ensemble, Symphony in C, the Washington Ballet Orchestra, Opera Slavica, the National Repertory Orchestra, the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas, the Westfield Symphony, Capital City Concerts, Metropolis Ensemble, Ensemble Pi, Red {an Orchestra}, Duncan Sheik (U.S. Tour), Sympho, the St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic, the Asia-Pacific United Orchestra, Con Vivo, Either/Or, Syzygy New Music, the New Juilliard Ensemble, and as a substitute with the Cleveland Orchestra.

In 2009 he became a member of the Quintet of the Americas, a woodwind quintet that was founded in 1979 in Bogotá, Columbia and is currently ensemble in residence at New York University.

Nicholas has performed in such venues as the MoMA, Avery Fisher Hall, Miller Theatre, Carnegie Hall, the United Nations, and Symphony Space. He has performed in festivals including the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, the Focus! Festival for Contemporary Music, Aurora Music Festival (Sweden), and the Chelsea Music Festival.

Nicholas received his Master of Music degree from The Juilliard School and his Bachelor of Music degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where his principal teachers were Charles Neidich and Franklin Cohen.

For more information, visit Nick's site.