1996 - 2000
Conservatory of Ján Levoslav Bella in Banská Bystrica (violin - Peter Strenáčik)
2000 - 2002
Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst, Viedeň
2002 - 2005
Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Brno (CZ)
master class (Vladimír Spivakov)
1998 - 2005
master class (Jean Guillou)
master class (Semion Yarosevic)
Milan Paľa has performed in several European countries (Switzerland, France, Russia, Ukraine, Germany, Austria, Malta and others). As a soloist he has cooperated with the following orchestras: State Philharmonic Brno, Slovak Philharmonic, Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava, Ukraine National Radio Symphony Orchestra Kiev, Saint Petersburg Congress Orchestra, Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Capella of St. Petersburg and others, with conductors such as Theodor Guschlabuer, Alexander Chernushenko, David Švec, Peter Gribanov and others.
He regularly interprets and records music of Slovak composers of the 20th century and Slovak contemporary composers. In 2013 Paľa issued CD of the Slovak violin concerts of Alexander Moyzes, Andrej Očenáš and Dezider Kardoš.