Donna Hester is a piano instructor, accompanist and adjudicator. She has worked in music education and church music for more than 25 years. Notable performances include Piano concerti performed with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, performances with the State of Alabama Ballet Company, in concert with legendary jazz artist Dave Brubeck, the 1996 Olympic Opening and Closing Ceremonies, concerts with the United States Army Band, and more. She received her Bachelor of Music from Samford University, graduating summa cum laude, before receiving her Master of Music from Florida State University. Donna currently teaches at the Darlington School of Rome, Ga the Arts Academy of Burnt Hickory Baptist Church, and serves as accompanist at Kennesaw State University.