Pianist Linda Holzer is a professor of music at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. An active soloist and chamber musician, Dr. Holzer has been heard in concert in 26 states, including at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, and New York Public Radio Station WNYC-FM, as well as abroad at Qingdao University in mainland China, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and the Palffy Palace in Bratislava, Slovakia.
A native of Chicago, Dr. Holzer holds degrees in piano performance from Northwestern University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Florida State University. She served as chair of the Committee on the Pedagogy Student for the 2007 and 2009 National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy in Chicago, and is an active member of the Network of Music Career Development Officers (NETMCDO).
Dr. Holzer is a founding member of the duo Mariposa with violinist Sandra McDonald, assistant concert master of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. She also enjoys writing, and is the author of articles published in Piano & Keyboard, Clavier, American Music Teacher, and Piano Pedagogy Forum. She served for 6 years as the team leader for UALR's Teaching with Technology team for the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, and was recently awarded Quality Matters certification for her piano pedagogy course. She is an advocate of performance technology, using iPad 3 with the app for Score and the hands-free page-turning device AirTurn in concert.