Michael Raposo is a multiple-woodwind instrumentalist and educator. He holds a Bachelors degree in Music Education from University of Hartford’s Hartt School of Music, and a Master’s degree in Multiple Woodwind performance a from New York University. He is an adjunct faculty member at NYU where he teaches undergraduate lessons and chamber ensembles. Raposo regularly performs in a variety of settings, including as a concert saxophonist, orchestral clarinetist, and several jazz, salsa, and theater pit orchestras across the north east. He is a sub for the Ed Palermo Big Band, and had the privilege of playing the low reed chair for Aretha Franklin’s Birthday celebration at the Mohegan Sun Arena. Raposo has been featured as a concerto soloist with the Hartt Wind Ensemble (February 2016) and the Tri-County Symphonic Band (June 2016, March 2018).