aoliver headshotAn Austin native, Allison graduated from Westwood High School where she was actively involved in choir, track and cross-country. Upon graduation, she entered the School of Music at Texas State University in San Marcos where she continued studies in piano performance while completing coursework for a degree in music with certification in elementary and choral music education. While in college, she served as accompanist to various vocal and instrumental students, as well as to the Women’s Choir.

In the summer of 2005, she toured with the Texas State Chorale, singing in performances in Budapest, Vienna, Salzburg, and Prague.

After receiving her bachelor’s degree, Allison began teaching elementary music in Austin ISD. She worked for nine years as an elementary music educator before taking her most recent position as piano teacher for Lamar Middle School Fine Arts Academy, where she taught from 2016-2022.

Allison has taught private piano lessons and served as accompanist for the Tapestry Singers, various middle and high school performances, and the Palm Valley Lutheran Church Choir in Round Rock.

Aside from making music, Allison enjoys reading, fitness, participating in half-marathons, being with her family and her precious dachshund, and various outdoor activities.