Halleran, Director and Cellist of The Marini String Ensemble,
is originally from Rochester, New York.
She is an active freelance musician and cello teacher in the
Rochester area. She is currently teaching traditional and Suzuki cello
lessons and classes at both The Hochstein School of Music and Dance and
The Kanack School of Music in Rochester, NY.
Ms. Halleran has previously held teaching positions at The Eastman
School of Music, The University of Akron, and The Community Arts Program
at the Coral Gables Congregational Church in Miami, FL.
Halleran has held principle cello positions with the New World Symphony in
Miami Beach, FL, the Wheeling Symphony in West Virginia, the Spoleto
Festival Orchestra in Charleston, SC, and the Gregory Kunde Chorale in
Rochester, NY. She has also
performed with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, the National Ballet
of Canada, the Rochester Broadway Theater League, The Rochester Oratorio
Society, and the Greater Rochester Womenís Philharmonic.
Halleran received her Masterís Degree from the Eastman School of Music
in 2002, where she studied with Steve Doane, Rosemary Elliot, and Kathleen
Murphy Kemp. She was also a
student in the Orchestral Studies Diploma Program at Eastman.
In addition to her masterís degree, Ms. Halleran holds a
bachelorís degree from Rice University, where she studied with Paul Katz
and Desmond Hoebig. Ms.
Halleran has studied additionally with Richard Weiss and Steven Geber of
the Cleveland Orchestra, Carey Cheney of the Southwestern Ontario Suzuki
Conference, Pamela Devenport of the University of Hartford Suzuki Program,
Ingrid Bock of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, and Carter Brey of
the New York Philharmonic.