Born in 1937 in Ostrava. Graduated from Brno State Conservatory in the fields of viola and conducting, and Janáček’s Academy of Music Art in Brno. Prof. Hališka co-operates with front soloists and choirs from the Czech Republic and abroad. He made more than 100 recordings in broadcast studios in Prague, Brno, Ostrava, Bratislava, Leipzig, Bucharest, Helsinki and Moscow. Since 1998 he has been teaching at JAMU Brno.