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Dr. Linda Holzer, UALR, 101D Fine Arts Building, Phone 569-3294

Photo of Dr. HolzerLinda Holzer is available for workshops, lectures, competition or festival judging, recitals, and master classes. An experienced presenter, she knows how to engage an audience and provide a valuable take-away.

Adjudication: MTNA Divisional Competition; State MTA District Piano Auditions; Starr Young Artist Piano Competition; Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Young People's Concerto Competition; Arkansas State MTA Piano Auditions; Durham Symphony Young Artists Concerto Competition, and others.


Technology Resources for Performers and Music Teachers

Computer technology has revolutionized the way people experience music, as students and performers. iPad, ForScore, Air Turn, GarageBand, and more! Explore a range of apps and equipment that are feature-rich, user-friendly, and guaranteed to help you and your students have fun at the piano. (Click here to see the interview on UALR TV.)

iPad Hand

Healthy Keyboarding for Computer Users

Injury prevention through careful computer work station design; ergonomics from piano applied to computer use. Click here to see the supplemental web site on Healthy Keyboarding.

Pianists as Entrepreneurs

A look at how pianists can succeed in the changing musical marketplace. Successful career development strategies for piano teachers. Resources for entrepreneurial thinking for pianists in performance and teaching.


Coping Skills for Performance Anxiety: Building Confidence and Security

Performance anxiety is a common challenge faced by musicians, athletes, and others. Learn skills for successfully meeting the challenge, and increasing enjoyment in performance situations.

Technique for the Developing Pianist

Suggestions for cultivating a solid foundation in piano technique, with emphasis on injury prevention and pain-free playing.

Fun with Contemporary Music: Introducing 20th & 21st-century Pieces to Intermediate Students

Contemporary music can be a favorite part of the lesson for students of all ages. Explore approaches to introducing 20th and 21st-century repertoire to intermediate-level players.

Resources on Women in Music: More Repertoire Choices

A look at the wide range of music by women composers available for study and performance.

Master Classes

Linda Holzer puts students at ease, and works with them on musicianship and interpretive choices to help them play expressively. All styles.

Dr. Holzer demonstrates the iPad and forScore, March 2013