Admired for her consummate skill and for her “musical excellence which is overshadowed only by her generous spirit and kindness to her colleagues” (Thomas Wilkins, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Boston Symphony and Omaha Symphony), pianist Stacie Haneline maintains an active career as a pianist in symphonic, chamber, opera, vocal and instrumental repertoire. A versatile musician, she has performed as a pianist for the Sydney Opera House, New York City Opera, Kennedy Center, Hawaii Opera, Virginia Symphony, Virginia Opera, Brooklyn Academy of Music, University of Australia, Brevard Music Center, Omaha Symphony and Opera Omaha to name a few.
Recent performance highlights include the Zodiac Chamber Festival in Nice, France; the premiere of Leslie Adams Dunbar Songs, at the African-American Arts Song Alliance with soprano Gail Robinson-Oturu; and an evening with Broadway Legend Kimilee Bryant at the Venetian Arts Society in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
An established collaborator with Nebraska-based soprano, Jamie Reimer, the two were honored performers at the African American Arts Song Alliance featuring Robert Owens’ 4 Sonnets to Duse. The team recorded music of Robert Owens’ which is set to be released in November 2020 by Centaur Records. Active recitalists, Reimer and Haneline perform regularly throughout the United States. The duo are also dedicated to cutting-edge research on collaborative partnerships between singers and pianists. Reimer and Haneline have been invited to present their findings at conferences in Stockholm, Sweden and Reykjavik, Iceland, and National Association of Teachers of Singing Conventions throughout the U.S.A.
Stacie also frequently joins flutist Christine Beard with whom she has performed at flute festivals in Ecuador, Honduras, Italy and France, Puerto Rico, as well as numerous recitals and concert series in the United States. The two advocate for performances of compositions featuring the piccolo and flute which speaks to social justice issues. Stacie’s avid accomplishments as a chamber artist garnered her recognition as a semi-finalist for the coveted American Prize in Chamber Music in 2016.
Ms. Haneline’s arts administration experience extends nationally as the former Executive Director of the Omaha Chamber Music Society and Artistic Director of Vesper Concert Series. Stacie created numerous opportunities for artists to perform throughout the midwest. Stacie is a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music and Converse College. As the Coordinator for the Collaborative Piano program at the University of Nebraska at Omaha she also serves as the collaborative pianist for visiting artists, faculty, and ensembles.