Jill recently returned from Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado where she was an Artist in Residence for 2 weeks. While at Mesa Verde, she wrote new music about the park entitled, "Mesa Verde Soundscapes". Please click on this link from an article in the Reading Eagle to read more about Jill's experiences at Mesa Verde National Park.
"Mesa Verde Soundscapes" was recorded after Jill's visit to Mesa Verde National Park as an Artist in Residence. The recording includes 14 compositions about different places in the park. A 14 page photo booklet is included with the CD of the places that inspired the music. The piano, oboe and English horn playing by Jill is supplemented by performances by Graham Cullen, cello, Risa Cullen, viola, Dana Cullen, horn, and David Cullen on guitar. Michael Diamond of Music and Media Focus writes, "Mesa Verde Soundscapes is a rich experience for the listener just as the park is for those who are fortunate enough to visit it" Click here to read the complete Music and Media Focus review.
"Mesa Verde Soundscapes" is the 3rd recording about the National Parks that Jill has released. Previous recordings include "Zion and Bryce Canyon Soundscapes", and "Glacier Soundscapes". These recordings are dedicated to the National Park staff that work in these parks.
"Mesa Verde Soundscapes" is now available at bookstores in Mesa Verde National Park. All 3 recordings are available at:In November 2012, Zion and Bryce Canyon Soundscapes was the #1 most played CD for ambient music. It is a follow up CD to Jill's 1st recording about Glacier National Park. Guest artists on the new CD include David Cullen on guitar and bass, Dana Cullen on French horn, and Graham Cullen on the cello. These 3 musicians join the oboe, English horn and piano performances by Jill. The CD package includes a 12 page photo booklet of the places in the Parks that inspired the titles of the compositions. The recording is dedicated to the National Park Service which is celebrating it's centennial in 2016. Click here to read the latest reviews
"Glacier Soundscapes," which was released in 2010, is a collection of original music written for Glacier National Park. The instrumentation is piano, oboe, and English horn , and includes some guitar played by David Cullen. The album is dedicated to the scientists, politicians, organizations, and individuals who are working towards the goal of slowing down global warming. You can purchase Glacier Soundscapes at www.cdbaby.com
Mesa Verde Soundscapes ConcertSaturday, July 12th, 2014 at 7:00 pm
Cortez Cultural Center
25 N Market Street
Cortez, CO 81321
Phone: (970) 565.1151
With guest artists, Lillian Wakeley on piano, David Cullen on guitar, Jill Haley oboe and English horn
Mesa Verde Soundscapes ConcertSunday, July 13th, 2014 at 7:00pm
Mesa Verde National Park
Mesa Verde, CO
Phone: (970) 529.4465
Zion and Bryce Canyon SoundscapesTuesday, October 7, 2014 at 7:30 pm
Francis Hall Theatre and Recital Hall
with David Cullen on guitar and Susan McDevitt on piano
Zion and Bryce Canyon SoundscapesSunday, February 1, 2015 at 3 pm
St. John’s Hains UCC Church
with David Cullen on guitar and Jane Hagness on piano
Contact me to schedule an event. New wedding music clips are available in the samples page.