Halie is a 5th grader at Cedar Heights Elementary in Cedar Falls. She has been studying with Nathan Dalziel at West Music since August of 2009. She has two cousins that play guitar and inspire her to play.
Halie has worked hard to get all the way through Hal Leonard Guitar Book 1 and is almost done with Hal Leonard Guitar Book 2. She has excelled in note reading, and is playing some jazz standards and Christmas songs, as well as chords and performs frequently for family and friends.
Halie is also involved in dance and takes lessons at the Heinz Academy where she does Modern Jazz and Pom Pom. She has a secret that combines warming up her feet for dance while practicing guitar. When she plays guitar at home her Labrador retriever, Sparky, sits on her feet.