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Story last updated at 4:28 PM on Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Homer High grad to play Carnegie Hall


Haley Kallenberg

Homer High School graduate and pianist Haley Kallenberg, an award winning composer and international performing artist, plays in concert 7 p.m. May 1 at Carnegie Hall in New York. Kallenberg, raised in Homer, won the IBLA Foundation grand prize for most distinguished composer at Ragusa Ibla, Italy. As part of her award she performs at Carnegie Hall. Kallenberg also performs at 6 p.m. April 30 at New York University.

The daughter of flutist Terry Kallenberg, Haley studied classical piano and composition throughout her entire childhood, including three weeks at the famed Rachmaninov Music Institute in Russia when she was just 10 years old. At age 12 she was featured in concert with Moscow Philharmonic pianist Galen Preobrazhenskaya in a performance in the United States. Kallenberg graduated with a bachelor of arts in music from Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle. Kallenberg currently performs internationally while based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. On May 18 she also performs for Art Sawa at Al Quoz, Dubai. For more information, visit her website at www.HaleyKallenberg.com.