Resume

EDUCATION

Doctorate of Musical Arts – University of Arizona (1995)

Master of Music – University of Arizona  (1986)

Bachelor of Fine Arts – State University of New york at Purchase  (1978)

Piano studies with Jean Casadesus, Bruce Hungerford, Joel Rosen, Nina Svetlanova, Paula Fan

PERFORMANCES
  • Collaborative Art Performances
              Mysterium: a contemplative sunset concert (Feb. 2011, Sept. 2011, March 2012, Sept. 2012)
                    All Saints Lutheran Church, Phoenix, AZ
               Solstice: a contemplative sunset concert (Dec. 2011)
                     Shadow Rock United Church of Christ, Phoenix, AZ
               Amazing Grace: One People, One Spirit (2007, 2008)
                      Trinity Cathedral, Phoenix, AZ
               Amazing Grace: One People, One Spirit (2009)
                       Church of the Beatitudes, Phoenix, AZ
               Taize and the Music of Bach (2008, 2009, 2010)
                       Trinity Cathedral, Phoenix, AZ
                       Britt Chapel- Phoenix, AZ
  • Metaformances*
             Face to Face, Trinity Cathedral, Phoenix, AZ  (1998)
             How Can I Keep from Singing, Carmelite monastery, San Diego (1999)
             Let the World Cry After Me, Seven Ray Univ. Conf, San Diego (2000)
             As Remembered, Seven Ray Univ. Conf, Ellenville, New York (2001)

Metaformance
 is a term Haeseler coined to describe a concert “beyond doing of form” and is created from use of metaphors. Through movement, stage lighting, spoken word, visuals and music, a seed intention or theme is used to weave the performance into a wholistic, theatre experience.
  • Salon Concerts
             Happy Birthday Chopin    (2010)        
            Paris 1840: Music, Pianists and Gossip   (2011)          
            Brahms and His Friends: did he have any? (2012)
  • Concert Piano
             New York Debut, Merkin Concert Hall (1982) review NY Times
              Conservatory of Music, Zagreb, Croatia (1988) with cellist Zoran Stilin
              Ateneo de Madrid, Madrid, Spain (1986)
              Museum of Fine Arts, Bangkok, Thailand (1985), review Bangkok News
              Nikolais/LouisChoreospace, New York City (1989) with Douglas Nielsen
              Galvin Playhouse, Arizona State University (1991-1993) with ASU Dance
              Herberger Theater, Phoenix (1995) with Center Dance Ensemble
An extensive list of performances available upon request

EMPLOYMENT

PIANIST

  • Private Instructor (present)
  • Ballet Arizona, staff pianist ( 1991-present)
  • Unitarian Universalist Church, pianist (2006- present)
  • Orpheus Male Chorus, accompanist (2000-2005)
  • Vail International Dance Festival, dance pianist (1997-2000)
  • Arizona State University, staff pianist, School of Dance (1991-1993)
  • University of Arizona, staff pianist, School of Dance (1986-1991)
EDUCATOR
  • Arizona State University West, music appreciation (2002)
  • Glendale Community College (1997-2000), music appreciation, piano
     Lecture/performer
  • Senior Residential Communities and  West Valley Art Museum
             Brahms: Poet and Philosopher
             What was the Name Again?-contemporaries of famous composers
             Beethoven: Evolution of a Soul
             Classics Go to the Movies
             History of the Piano
             Broadway by the Decades
             American History through Song
MUSIC DIRECTOR
  • Shadow Rock United Church of Christ (2004-2005)
  • Unity of Phoenix (1995-2001)
RECORDINGS
  • From Waltz to Charleston, Brio recordings (2009)
  • Classics for Pointe, Brio recordings (2008)
  • Chase the Moon, solo piano (2001)
  • High Seas and Lowlands,  Orpheus Male Chorus (2001)
  • Classics for Ballet, Brio Recordings (2000)
  • Just Trust,  Trinity Central (2000)