Vicki Hallett is a composer, versatile musician, sound artist, music practitioner and educator. She is a graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts and the University of Melbourne. and has studied with Philip Michel, Dr Peter Clinch, Pamela Bloom, Robert Schubert, Oscar Ramspek, Nancy Braithwaite and Reinier Hogerhiejde. Vicki has composed, produced and performed in live concerts, solo recordings and videos ranging from chamber music to exploratory work with sound art, pain-management meditations, the Elephant Listening Project and acoustic ecology. She is clarinetist and Artistic Director of Sonus Ensemble, Orchestra Manager and clarinetist of the Geelong Symphony Orchestra and is represented by the Australian Music Centre.
Through her unique approach of combining acoustic ecology, scientific analysis and innovative performance practices, Vicki reshapes the role of interdisciplinary research. This exploration has led Vicki to develop a collaborative concept, with Cornell University’s Elephant Listening Project performing with positive peer reviews at the 2016 International Sonic Environments conference at Queensland Conservatorium.