Instructor of Collaborative Piano, Interlochen Arts Camp
Music Associate, San Francisco Conservatory of Music
D.M.A., Keyboard, University of California Santa Barbara; M.M., Piano Performance, University of Missouri Kansas City Conservatory; B.M., Piano Performance, University of Evansville
Pianist Margaret Halbig moved to the Bay Area in 2011 and joined the accompanying and vocal coaching staff at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Since then Margaret has collaborated with many of San Francisco’s esteemed musicians including mezzo-soprano Frederica Von Stade as well as SF Symphony’s principal trombonist Timothy Higgins, and SF Symphony’s principal tubist Jeffrey Anderson. An advocate of new and contemporary music, Margaret has been the pianist for Wild Rumpus since its inception in 2011. She is also a member of Frequency 49, a wind and piano chamber ensemble which explores the interdependent relationship between color and sound unique to this combination of instruments.
Margaret earned her DMA from the University of California Santa Barbara under the tutelage of Robert Koenig and also holds performance degrees from the University of Missouri, Kansas City Conservatory and University of Evansville, Indiana.