JOE HALLMAN, COMPOSER
Joseph Hallman is a Philadelphia composer who has the good fortune to express his craft and passion for music-making with some of the best musicians in the world. He has written a series of chamber concerti for members of the Philadelphia Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, San Diego Symphony, and Cleveland Orchestra. His multiple cello concerti have been written for and premiered by the young cello phenom, Alisa Weilerstein. A live recording of the premiere of his ‘St. Petersburg’ Concerto, his collaboration with Alisa and the St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic is available on iTunes and all major digital retailers. He has also worked with the dramatic pianists Kathleen Supové and Anthony DeMare on multiple projects. His works has been performed across the globe from Carnegie Hall to Spain to Russia.
Hallman serves as an adjunct faculty of the Rosenbach Museum in Philadelphia, and Composer-in-Residence/Assistant Director of Festivals for the Traverse Arts Project. As a grant review panelist, Hallman assists the American Composers Forum. He has been an active Arts & Culture writer for over 10 years and writes for Philly2Philly.com.