Ann is a member of several professional music organizations as well as the Arts Alliance Mountain Empire Board of Directors. She has earned a B. A. in Mathematics from King College in Bristol, Tennessee, and a B. A. in Music (Piano Performance) from Virginia Intermont College in Bristol, Virginia, where she studied piano with Kenneth Huber. Her M. M. in Music Theory was awarded by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.Among the many performances of Ann's works are the following: choral setting of five Emily Dickinson poems performed in 2004 in Scotland and England by the sanctuary choir of First Presbyterian Church, Bristol, Tennessee; piano solo "Dreamshape" performed by Kenneth Huber in New York and across the U. S. in 2005 - 2006; and "Appalachian Airs" for flute, violin, and piano, composed for and premiered by The Paramount Chamber Players in 2007, also performed at the Assisi Music Festival in 2007. Vicki Fey premiered Ann's three-movement work for piano solo, "Reflections of Childhood," in a February 2008 multi-media concert linking new compositions with visual art from the King College art collection. In March 2010, The Paramount Chamber Players performed "Appalachian Souvenirs," a three-movement suite for flute, violin, cello, and piano. Two movements were later performed at the Assisi Music Festival. In April 2010, the Civic Chorale performed Ann's "Two Settings from the Prophet Habakkuk." And in In May 2012, the group twenty21 performed three of Ann's chamber works at St. John's Church, Notting Hill, London: "Tranquility" for flute and piano; "Appalachian Airs" for flute, violin, and piano; and the suite "Appalachian Souvenirs."Ann's "Tranquility" for flute and piano has been published by ALRY Publications, LLC; and ALRY will publish the flute ensemble arrangement of "Tranquility" in 2012. In 2011 GIA Publications released Ann's hymn tune HOLSTON in a publication entitled "Assembled for Song."Ann is married to Peter Holler, and they make their home in Bristol, Tennessee. They have two daughters and five grandchildren.
Hymn Tune HOLSTON, published by GIA Publications; "The Covenant," a canticle based on a text from Hebrews; as well as four Advent canticles.