Dr. Linda Holzer is professor of piano at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock. An active soloist and chamber musician, she has been heard in concert in 30 states, at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, New York Public Radio Station WNYC-FM, Noon Time Concerts at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in San Francisco, and as concerto soloist with several orchestras.
She holds the BMus degree in piano performance from Northwestern University, the MM degree from UNC-Chapel Hill, and the DMus degree from Florida State University. Internationally she has performed most recently in Vienna, Austria, and Maribor, Slovenia. Previously she has performed at the Palffy Palace in Bratislava in Slovakia; at the Australasian Piano Pedagogy Conference in Melbourne, Australia, and at the Center for International Studies at Qingdao University in mainland China, as well as at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. As an author, she has been published in Piano & Keyboard, Clavier, and American Music Teacher magazine.
Her research interests include American piano music, music women composers, Arkansas composers Florence Price and William Grant Still; injury prevention in piano technique, musical wellness; and musical entrepreneurship. Her article on career guidance for music majors won the 2003 “Article of the Year” award from American Music Teacher magazine.