Superior Sound Productions is owned and operated by musician/engineer Brian J. Hallermann. Brian's diverse musical and technical background offers a unique recording experience that fits any client's interests.
Beginning on piano at age 8 and trumpet at 10, Brian played both into high school where he also added classical organ until graduation.
After a year of being a chemist, the passion for music won out and pulled him towards a degree in music. Brian studied music education and applied trumpet studies at the University of MN-Duluth, obtained his Associate of Applied Science in audio production at McNally Smith College of Music and finished his B.M. Ed at Augsburg College. Brian has studied trumpet with Dr. George Hitt, Dr. Ramon Vasquez, Dr. Lynn Erickson, and Dave Jensen as well as organ with Dr. Justin Rubin and currently, W. Zachary Taylor.
Brian is currently an adjunct faculty member at the Art Institutes of MN where he teaches advanced studio techniques, digital audio, and live sound. He is also a faculty member at the St. Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists as the 9th and 10th grade composition and electronic music instructor as well as the brass and wind specialist.
In 2015, Brian will finish a Masters of Science in Music Technology degree from IUPUI.
Current performing endeavors include playing trumpet and keys for Ménage Quad, an 8 piece funk/swing hop band.