While visiting Slovenia, Linda Holzer is pictured with Ivanka Ponikvar and Mateja Juric from the U.S. Embassy in Slovenia; Helena Meško, the principal of the Maribor Conservatory; and Lidija Maletic, the head of the piano program.

Holzer performs works of great female American composers in Europe

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock pianist and professor traveled to Europe in May to share the works of some of the great female American composers of our time. Continue reading “Holzer performs works of great female American composers in Europe”

Cheryl Humphrey hands Match Game Host Alec Baldwin a sample of her Candy Butta lotion.

Humphrey wins $10,000 on ‘Match Game’

Cheryl Humphrey, a graduate student studying music education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, won $10,000 on the fourth season premiere of the ABC game show “Match Game.”  Continue reading “Humphrey wins $10,000 on ‘Match Game’”

Cheryl Humphrey (left) hands Match Game Host Alec Baldwin (right) a sample of Candy Butta. Photo from Cheryl Humphrey.

UA Little Rock student to appear on ‘Match Game’

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student will represent Arkansas on national television this week when she competes on “Match Game.”  Continue reading “UA Little Rock student to appear on ‘Match Game’”

Michael Heaver plays the piano for dance students at UA Little Rock. Photo by Ben Krain.

Grad shares love of music, dance through educational website

Michael Heavner has a deep-seeded love of music and began taking piano lessons at the age of 7. His mother bought him his first guitar from a garage sale when he was 12. Since he is left-handed, he was so engrossed in learning how to play the instrument that he didn’t even realize he was playing it with the strings upside down for an entire year.  Continue reading “Grad shares love of music, dance through educational website”

Photos of Florence Price are courtesy of University of Arkansas Libraries Special Collections.

Arkansas Composer Florence Price honored by organization who denied her entry due to race

A famous Arkansas composer, teacher, and pianist has been honored by the Arkansas State Music Teachers Association for her lifetime of musical accomplishments after being denied entry to the organization nearly a century ago because of her race.  Continue reading “Arkansas Composer Florence Price honored by organization who denied her entry due to race”

Pianist Norman Boehm

UA Little Rock to feature pianist Norman Boehm April 8

Pianist Norman Boehm, professor of music at Hendrix College, will star in a recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 8, in the Fine Arts Building’s Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to feature pianist Norman Boehm April 8”

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UA Little Rock voice students take first prize during singing conference

Two University of Arkansas at Little Rock students won first place in their respective categories during the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) 2018 spring conference. Continue reading “UA Little Rock voice students take first prize during singing conference”

Piano and strings festival to commence March 2

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock campus community is invited to join the Department of Music for an evening of bliss during its annual Piano and Strings Festival, Friday, March 2. Continue reading “Piano and strings festival to commence March 2”