Review: The Forests and Shores of Acadia by Kathy Parsons

The Forests and Shores of Acadia is part of a continuing series of albums created by Jill Haley as an “artist in residence” in a variety of US National Parks. Best-known for her evocative oboe and English horn music, Jill has been adding more and more piano to her recordings, and she also adds some […]

Acadia National Park Performance

Jill Haley, a composer-in-residence at Acadia in 2021, is returning to the park to share pieces that she has since produced as a CD, “The Forests and Shores of Acadia.” Her performance begins at 2 pm Tue Sept 20 at the Sieur de Monts Nature Center, 47 Sweetwater Circle in Bar Harbor. Parking is expected […]

New Release: The Forest and Shores of Acadia

CD cover - Forests and Shores of Acadia

The Forest and Shores of Acadia will be out on 9/2/2022. Compilation of tunes Jill wrote while an Artist in Residence at Acadia National Park in Maine. “I don’t know how she does it, but Jill Haley has done it again. Wonderfully transportive, ultra-relaxing, beautifully composed, and impeccably played, “The Forests and Shores of Acadia,” […]

The Final on Vinyl (podcast)

Interview With Jill Haley – The Final On Vinyl Podcast It was nice to speak to Jill Haley and learn more about here latest release and prior projects. Keith “MuzikMan” Hannaleck

Mainly Piano Interview

Interview with Jill Haley, September 2021 Jill Haley is a fascinating composer/musician who is getting ready to release her third album for 2021 in November. Jill is probably best-known as an oboist/English horn player, but she is also a very accomplished and expressive pianist. In addition to her own recordings, Jill has played on dozens […]

New Orchestrations

The National Park Suite was premiered in June by Berks Sinfonietta and Jill. This featured 4 of her compositions arranged for orchestra and solo oboe/ English horn. National Park Suite II is currently in production with David Himes arranging another group of Jill’s pieces for orchestra and solo oboe/ English horn. Plans are being made to […]

Latest Release

Wrapped in Light Jill’s latest recording was released on 11/1/21 on COR ANGLAIS Records. This collection of 10 tunes is a musical reflection of the lyrical writings found in the Book of Psalms. The overall tone of the recording intends to convey peacefulness and calm. Electronic keyboard sounds were added to her signature instrumentation of […]

Newest National Park Release

“The Canyons and Mesas of Bandelier,” Jill Haley’s 7th recording about the US National Parks will be released on CORANGLAIS Records on 3/5/21. The music was written during a 2 week Artist in Residency that Jill did in New Mexico’s Bandelier National Monument in October, 2019. Bandelier National Monument is located within Frijoles Canyon which […]

Spotted Peccary release

The 2nd recording was completed in August, 2021, and will be released later in 2022. “The Silence of Grace,” the 1st collaborative recording by Spotted Peccary founder/artist, Deborah Martin, and Jill was released April, 2021. Jill and Deborah spent 2 weeks exploring the Pacific Northwest and creating musical impressions in Deborah’s recording studio. This ambient […]