Meet the Musician
Chief Musician Anthony J. Halloin,
Chief Musician Anthony Halloin, originally from De Pere, Wis., joined the Navy Band in 2004. Prior to his appointment to the Navy Band, Halloin completed a Bachelor of Music with a teacher’s certification at the University of Michigan and a Master of Music at Indiana University. At IU, he served as associate instructor of music education, training future music educators to teach brass instruments in the public schools, and also completed the requirements for a cognate field in jazz improvisation. In 2010, Halloin received his Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Maryland.
In 2000, Halloin was a semifinalist for the Arnold Jacobs Mock Orchestra Audition at the International Tuba Euphonium Conference, and he spent two summers at the Brevard Music Center. He has performed with the Indianapolis Symphony, Columbus Indiana Philharmonic, the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra, and Phil Ogilvie’s Rhythm Kings. His teachers include Steve Dumaine, Toby Hanks, Daniel Perantoni, Fritz Kaenzig, David Fedderly, Tony Kniffen, and Michael Grose.
Halloin additionally serves as a Concert Band stage crew chief, managing equipment loading and set-up at concerts, and he is also a member of the Navy Band Brass Quartet. In his free time, he enjoys outdoor activities and brewing beer.