Hallie Stotler is a conductor, music educator, and contralto soloist in NYC. She has been an alto soloist with the St. Michael's Church Professional Choir, Teares of the Muses Early Music Ensemble, and is a member of Ghostlight Chorus, an elite NY chamber choir. Hallie currently teaches 1st-4th grade music at the Packer Collegiate Institute.
As a conductor, Hallie has worked with a diverse range of ensembles.
She has conducted choirs at Camp Encore-Coda in Maine, Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY, and most recently produced and conducted a concert entitled "Wondrous Love: A Celebration of American Choral Music" at St. Michael's Church in Manhattan, NYC.
As a contralto soloist, Hallie has been heard all over the world. She has toured internationally with multiple choral ensembles to France, England, and Germany. Highlights include a featured solo during performances at Notre Dame Cathedral and Chartres Cathedral in France.
A native New Yorker, Hallie grew up the daughter of a professional folk singer, and finds herself equally at home in folk and classical genres. When not conducting or singing, she can be found playing fiddle, guitar, and mandolin with her folk music duo, Racket River Girls. Hallie is a strong proponent of singing as a vehicle for individual and community empowerment, and recently founded an informal community singing group called "The Might As Well Sing Choral Society."
Hallie holds a B.A. in Music from Vassar College, where she studied voice with Drew Minter. She has studied conducting with Dr. Christine Howlett, Dr. James Jordan, Dr. Marjorie Herman, and Dr. Mark Shapiro.
Hallie is currently pursuing her Masters in Music Education at Hunter College.
Active Member: ACDA, NafME
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