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Endorsements. . .


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“Thank you for that fine concert last night. You all preformed beautifully -- of course! And, I especially enjoyed the program; it reminded me of an old favorite, Bolling, and introduced me to worthies previously unknown to me. Entertainment and education all in one lovely serving. What more could one ask?”
--Patricia Holifield, former director, The Chamber Music Society of Little Rock; Little Rock, AR

"Magic came to Cherokee Village in the dancing fingers of piano virtuoso, Dr. Linda Holzer, who awed her large audience with her expertise at the grand piano in the sanctuary of the United Methodist Church on Sunday afternoon. The concert was a benefit for Fountain Place."
--Oral Henderson, Cherokee Village, Arkansas







“A note of thanks for your recent recital and master class here at Chicago State University. Your recital was wonderful! The master class was also very valuable to our students. . .”
--Mark Smith, Music Department chairperson, Chicago State University; Chicago, IL

“Please allow me to second the standing ovation you received at the conclusion of your wonderful faculty recital yesterday. Your performance, choice of repertoire, and program notes made for an exceptional afternoon of music.”
--Victor Ellsworth, Director, Division of Performance Studies, University of Arkansas-Little Rock

(Linda Holzer, soloist with the Raleigh Symphony Orchestra in Rachmaninoff 's Piano Concerto No. 2) "One could not hope to hear better ensemble playing, and she also displayed plenty of power, fire, and brilliance. . ."
--John Lambert, music critic, Spectator magazine; Raleigh, NC

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“Thank you for sharing your talents with us. Your music was thrilling. Music is the universal language – how wonderfully you speak it!”
--Debra Bustle, music teacher, Hiddenite School; Alexander County, NC

“Thank you very much for a wonderful concert last Sunday. Your ability to perform very difficult types of music in a compelling way is impressive. . . I have heard many positive comments from students and community patrons. . . Thank you, too, for your excellent program notes. The Sunday recital by Mariposa was a great way to begin a new Artspree season.”
--Floyd Martin, director of the Artspree concert series; Little Rock, AR

“Thank you for a wonderful afternoon of music. Your programming was great, the performance inspiring, and the presentation elegant. . . It was a pleasure to have you as part of our Guest Artist Series."
--Randi L’Hommedieu, Department chairperson, Mississippi State University

“Her recital featuring music from the 20th century was quite thrilling. She provided very helpful program notes but also connected directly with her audience through brief discussions before some works. The performance was full of dramatic and moving moments. Those in attendance are still talking about it. . . It was a privilege for us to have a musician of Linda’s caliber on our campus. . .”
--Craig Sale, director of piano pedagogy at Concordia University; Chicago, IL

“She is a fine pianist, with an excellent sense of ensemble and musicality.”
--Alan Neilson, Music Director, Raleigh Symphony Orchestra; Raleigh, NC

“Linda Holzer is a fine musician and a superior teacher. . . She is a vigorous and electrifying personality, a dynamic performer, and an inspiring teacher. . .”
-Roger Hannay, Professor of Music, emeritus, University of N. Carolina-Chapel Hill

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Prof. Holzer was profiled on "The Piano Education Page" as an Artist/Educator in 1997.