Christopher Hallum

Undergraduate Admissions and Recruiting Officer
Room 326

Christopher Hallum joined the staff at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music in 2014. Mr. Hallum holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Theory and Composition from Middle Tennessee State University (cum laude, 2009) and a Master of Music degree in Composition from the University of Texas at Austin (2012). In addition to overseeing the undergraduate admissions and audition process for prospective music majors and minors at the Hodgson School, Mr. Hallum also leads weekly music Information Sessions during fall and spring academic terms, gives regular tours of the School of Music facilities, works with School of Music faculty on recruitment initiatives, and helps to manage all Hodgson School social media accounts.

Before his appointment at the Hodgson School, Mr. Hallum was a faculty member at Armstrong Community Music School in Austin, TX, where he taught piano, music theory, and composition, both in private lesson and small class settings. Outside of his work at UGA, Mr. Hallum is an active composer, researcher, and programmer: he was recently named a finalist in the American Viola Society's Third Biennial Maurice Gardner Composition Competition (2014) for his pieceĀ A Day in Monroe County, he is currently working within Max/MSP to develop a curriculum for young piano students, and in December of 2015, Mr. Hallum was appointed to serve as Editor of theĀ Journal of the American Viola Society.