Hallie was born and raised in Olympia, WA, where she spent most of her life as a competitive Irish dancer. After discovering her passion for opera, she pursued her Bachelors of Music in Vocal Performance at Oklahoma City University, receiving her degree in 2020 with honors. Hallie recently finished her Artist Diploma at William Jewell College as part of the inagural class under the direction of Daniel and Kathleen Belcher.
Most recently, Hallie sang Zerbinetta with Vashon Opera in Washington State. This past summer she was engaged as a Gerdine Young Artist with Opera Theatre of St. Louis, where she sang First Spirit/Queen of the Night (cover) in The Magic Flute, and excerpts of Ariadne aus Naxos on the Center Stage Concert. Hallie will be returning to Opera Theatre of St. Louis this fall to sing the Queen of the Night in their virtual education tour of The Magic Flute. Previously, Hallie has appeared as Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro, Elle in Francis Poulenc’s one woman opera, La Voix Humaine, Aveline Mortimer in Elizabeth Cree, and Despina in Cosí fan tutte. Hallie was a young artist with Landlocked Opera in Kansas City, MO for the 2021-2022 season.
Hallie received great acclaim for her performance with the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival in 2019, where she sang Tytania in Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Other roles she has enjoyed include Anne Egerman in A Little Night Music, (Oklahoma City University), and Queen of the Night in Die Zauberflöte under the direction and coaching of Luke Housner.
Hallie is currently based in Seattle, WA and is a student of Cyndia Sieden.