Praised for her sensitive and imaginative playing, Nola Strand is highly sought-after as a recital pianist and vocal coach in the DFW area. She completed her Master of Music degree at the University of North Texas, where she was the recipient of the Martha Massena Collaborative Piano Scholarship. While at UNT Nola was the pianist for French and Graduate Diction classes, and regularly played for voice auditions and juries. She studied basso continuo, organ, harpsichord, and fortepiano performance as part of an Early Music related field. Nola has participated in masterclasses with Graham Johnson, Isabel Bayrakdarian, Kenneth Griffiths, Alexander Rom, Jake Heggie, Ellen Rissinger, and Mary Dibbern. She is a founding member and past president of North Texas Collaborative Pianists, a network created to serve the local musical community. NTCP organizes masterclasses and recitals featuring collaborative repertoire.