Welcome to sampling
the collaboration of
vocalist Mary Ellen Desmond with Robert Pallies on piano.
We are available for entertainment for your private event or public venue.
For information on rates and availability please contact :
Mary Ellen Desmond 267.973.8999
Robert Pallies began his music career at age 15 playing the organ at St. Rose of Lima church in Haddon Heights, NJ. He studied music and piano at Rutgers University. The he continued his studies with the renowned jazz teacher Dennis Sandole. In 1988 He won a silver medal in Downbeat Magazine's national competition in Orlando, Florida. Robert has continued to perform in the Philadelphia area in many venues, including opening for the Manhattan Transfer at the Keswick Theater and being featured several times at the First Night Haddonfield New Years festival. He also teaches piano, theory, and composition to private students in the Philadelphia and South Jersey area.