Dr. Linda Holzer, middle, is joined by Sandra McDonald, Leanne Day-Simpson, Rafael León, and Katherine Reynolds.

Holzer to Discuss Arkansas Roots of Famous Composer Florence Price

Linda Holzer, a professor of music at UA Little Rock, will be featured in a panel at an upcoming conference celebrating the life of famed pioneering Arkansas composer Florence Price. Continue reading “Holzer to Discuss Arkansas Roots of Famous Composer Florence Price”

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”