Pianist Allison Bishop received a bachelor’s degree in piano performance from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she studied with Dr. Joseph DiPiazza, Dr. Andrew Willis, and Dr. Inara Zandmane. Born in Raleigh, NC, Ms. Bishop began her piano studies at age 7 and from ages 13-18 studied at the Raleigh Music Conservatory with Ms. Anne Scoggin and Marilyn Brown, where prizes were won in the MTNA competition. After graduating, Ms. Bishop moved to Asheville to teach piano full-time as well as pursue other musical performance opportunities. A graduate student in piano performance at Appalachian State University and studying with both Dr. Bair Shagdaron and Dr. Rodney Reynerson, Allison made it to the final round in the school's Concerto-Aria competition during the fall semester. Ms. Bishop continues to perform and collaborate in addition to teach.