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Dr. Linda Holzer

UA Little Rock music professor to give recital and presentation Wednesday

July 23, 2018

Dr. Linda Holzer, piano professor at UA Little Rock, will play a one-hour concert and presentation, American Women Composers, for Introduction to Music students at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 25 in the CHARTS Theater. The public is invited to attend the event free of charge.

Dr. Holzer will play 20 minutes of music, show a slide presentation, talk about her experiences as a performer in Austria and Slovenia, and do a question and answer session. Her goal is to share the music of American women composers, especially about Arkansas composer Florence Price.

Pianist Linda Holzer joined the faculty at UA Little Rock in 1995 after earning a Doctor of Music degree (DMus) from the College of Music at Florida State University in Tallahassee. Dr. Holzer is originally from Chicago. She holds the BMus degree in piano performance from Northwestern University, and the MM degree from UNC-Chapel Hill. An active soloist and chamber musician known for innovative concert programming, she has performed 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 abroad in Europe, Asia, and Australia. She is a founding member of the duo Mariposa, with Arkansas Symphony violinist Sandra McDonald.

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