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Morris Samuel Palter

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Associate Professor, Music

Music Bldg, Room 110E
520-621-7026

Born in Canada, Morris Palter’s diverse musical interests have found him performing throughout North America, Asia and Europe at some of the most prominent festivals and venues including Carnegie Hall, the Royal College of Music (London), the Quincena Festival (Spain), Disney Hall (Los Angeles) and IRCAM (Paris). Morris has commissioned and/or premiered hundreds of new compositions, working with both notable composers and new compositional voices.

In 2000, Morris co-founded NOISE (San Diego New Music), and was a member of the redfish bluefish percussion ensemble from 1999 to 2005. In 2010, Morris was host and director of the Focus Day of Percussion at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention, and is currently endorsed by Black Swamp Percussion, Sabian Cymbals, REMO drum heads, and is a Yamaha Performing Artist. Morris was an Associate Professor of Music at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (2012-2017), and is currently an Associate Professor of Music at the University of Arizona.

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