Deborah Lee Hollis, pianist, received performance degrees from Oberlin Conservatory, the University of Illinois, and The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Principal teachers include Anne Vanko Liva, Miles Mauney, Kenneth Drake, Claire Richards, Andrew Harley, and James Douglass. Hollis has also participated in master classes with pianists Geza Anda, Rudolph Jensen, Martin Katz, John Wustman, and Clifford Benson; and composers John Harbison, Jake Heggie and Ricky Ian Gordon. Dr. Hollis has performed as a chamber musician and accompanist in numerous American and European cities. She was pianist for the Chicago Symphony First Chair Series and has served as the official accompanist for the Long Leaf Opera Company and the Eastern Music Festival. Partnering frequently with university faculty and chamber groups, Dr. Hollis has been heard in numerous North Carolina Triangle area venues including the N.C. Museum of Art Sights & Sounds and the Duke University Rare Book Room concert series. Previously on faculties at Duke University, Northeastern University in Chicago, the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, Triton College, and Guilford College, she is currently on faculty at UNC-Greensboro and a collaborative pianist/vocal coach at UNC-Chapel Hill.