Dr. John Hallberg
has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Sweden, China, Hong Kong, and across the United States. Hallberg’s career has taken him to many of the world’s most prestigious venues, including Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Segerstrom Hall, and numerous university campuses world-wide. Hallberg currently instructs saxophone at California State University-Fullerton, The Colburn School for the JumpStart Young Musicians Program, and the Orange County School of the Arts. Hallberg received a Doctor of Musical Arts in Saxophone Performance with minors in Music Theory and Analysis, Music Technology, and Jazz Studies at USC. Hallberg also holds a Master of Arts degree from The University of Iowa, and a Bachelor of Music degree from The Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at California State University, Long Beach. Dr. Wenjing Liu-Hallberg
, a solo performer and chamber musician, has intensely performed throughout the United States, China, and Italy. A scope of her concert engagement expands from prestigious professional concert venues, such as Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, and Steinway Hall in New York, to major academic institute worldwide, such as University of Southern California, California State University-Fullerton, Illinois State University, and the University of Tennessee as a guest artist. She performed in various music festivals including Amalfi Coast Music Festival (Italy), Schlern Music Festival (Italy), PianoSummer in New Paultz (New York) and Rebecca Pennys Piano Festival (Florida). Wenjing Liu-Hallberg holds a Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance and Piano Pedagogy from University of Iowa under the guidance of Russian pianist Ksenia Nosikova.
John Hallberg, saxophone
Wenjing Liu-Hallberg, piano