Hollie graduated with her B.M. in Music Performance from Georgia State University and did Graduate studies at the acclaimed Cleveland Institute of Music. As a performer, Hollie has played with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta Opera Orchestra, Atlanta Ballet Orchestra, as well as the Savannah Philharmonic, Hilton Head Symphony, Johns Creek Symphony, Columbus Symphony, Macon Symphony, and the Augusta Symphony, among others. She has been Principal trombonist with the Carla Rosa Opera Company U.S. Tour, the Sigmund Romberg Tour, and has performed on several occasions with the Atlanta Pops Orchestra, including a four-week tour to Taiwan. Hollie is a founding member and Trombonist with the Midtown Brass and also plays Principal Trombone with the Georgia Brass Band. In 2014 she played solo Trombone with the DIVA big band in the show “Maurice Hines is Tappn’ thru life” in a 5 week run, presented by the Alliance Theatre. In 2017, Hollie performed at the International Women’s Brass Conference with the Athena Brass Band.
Hollie is adjunct instructor of trombone at Mercer University and maintains a private studio of trombone at Lassiter High School in Cobb County, as well as a studio in her home in Marietta, Ga.