Workshops & Master Classes

Dr. Holzer is an experienced, engaging presenter

Dr. Linda Holzer is available for workshops, lectures, keynote speeches, competition or festival judging, recitals, and master classes. An experienced presenter, she knows how to engage an audience and provide valuable take-aways.


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.

American Women Composers: Challenges and Opportunities

Florence Price; Margaret Bonds; Ellen Taaffe Zwilich.  What did it mean to be a pioneering American woman composer in the twentieth century?  Join me for an exploration of the lives and music of three gifted trailblazers:  the first African American woman composer to have a symphony performed by a major American orchestra (in 1933), the first African American concerto soloist to appear with the Chicago Symphony (in 1933), and the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize in Music (in 1983).

Healthy Keyboarding for Computer Users

Injury prevention through careful computer work station design; ergonomics from piano applied to computer use. Click here to see her 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.

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.

Master Classes

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


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.