Oral History Information
Dee Halacsy grew up with an upright piano in her home, often listening to her mother play. She took piano lessons and developed a real love for music. While in school she joined the band, starting on the clarinet and later playing the saxophone. As an adult, she has enjoyed playing the bass. She works for Music & Arts in Virginia as retail operations manager and appreciates being surrounded by music and music makers each day. Dee was a Women of NAMM (WoN) scholarship winner and attended the NAMM Show in April 2023, taking part in educational sessions and being exposed to the industry at large.