Nadine Hall

Originally from San Francisco, Nadine Hall was introduced to the cello in her public school music
program. She earned a Master’s Degree in performance from The University of Southern
California, where she studied with Gabor Rejto after receiving her BM with Orlando Cole at the
New School of Music in Philadelphia. Other influential teachers include Ron Leonard, Stephen
Geber, and, as a freshman at Stanford University, Bonnie Hampton. Ms. Hall was the recipient
of Outstanding Chamber Musician awards at The Music Academy of the West and Blossom
Music Festivals, as well as Pi Kappa Lambda honors at USC.

A current member of the Los Angeles Opera Orchestra, the Los Angeles Master Chorale
Orchestra, and the Pasadena Symphony, Ms. Hall has been a member of or performed with
virtually every major Los Angeles area orchestra, including the Long Beach, Pacific, and Santa
Barbara Symphonies, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra.
She played several seasons with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and with them toured Europe,
Asia, Mexico and the United States. Other orchestral highlights include touring Europe and the
Western US with the Utah Symphony as well as playing a year with the Honolulu Symphony.
Ms. Hall has spent many summers performing in music festivals around the West, including
those in Sunriver Oregon, San Luis Obispo, and Boulder Colorado. She has played on soundtracks for the motion picture industry as well as with numerous live acts, live television, musical theater and ballet.

An alumna of the Early Childhood Music Education program at Pasadena City College, Ms. Hall continued to develop the course and for ten years taught the introductory class in that subject at PCC. Now on the cello faculty of the Pasadena Conservatory of Music, Ms. Hall has been a volunteer cello teacher in her local public elementary school, and currently is part of the coaching team at the Pasadena Youth Symphony Orchestra.