Allan Walker
Phoenix, AZ
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Allan Walker

Allan W.

Phoenix, AZ
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Levels taught:
Intermediate, Advanced
This subject is for intermediate to advanced students who have already completed two or more years of piano instruction. Special attention will be focused on scales, arpeggios, and other technique builders. Students will be able to perform works by the great masters of piano and keyboard literature appropriate to their level.

About Allan W.

Greetings! My name is Allan Walker. I've enjoyed teaching PIANO and TRUMPET lessons privately to many students ages 7 through 17 (Beginning to Advanced Intermediate levels) for over 25 years. Students will expand their repertoire, memorize certain pieces and participate in recitals to showcase their newly acquired musical skills twice* a year.

With recent concerns over COVID-19, many of my students have gone "online" using the TakeLessons Virtual Classroom platform. I hope you will find online music lessons to be a constructive activity and a positive outlet during these unusual times. In addition, my prices have been temporarily reduced to give families an added financial break during this difficult time. Looking forward to working with you online!

*barring any unforseen circumstances


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13 Reviews
Anna L.
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Posted Apr 3, 2020
Evan P.
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Great first lesson!

Posted Mar 26, 2020
Anna L.
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I like playing the trumpet

Posted Apr 5, 2019
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Allan is very professional yet fun, and explains things in a way I can understand! Excellent instructor! Thanks

Posted Mar 28, 2019
Dimitri L.
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We liked the trumpet lesson with Mr. walker very much. My son is encouraged to play the trumpet now!!!

Posted Mar 8, 2019
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Allan worked so well with my daughter. He follows her pace so to not frustrate her. I love the choice of songs he has her playing!!

Posted Feb 6, 2019
Alli O.
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He is excellent at working with you at a comfortable pace and is super helpful and friendly

Posted Sep 20, 2018
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First lesson was great. My son is learning and really enjoyed his time with Allan.

Posted Feb 22, 2018
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I liked Allan very much, he was very patient and very knowledgeable and learned a lot in 30 minutes

Posted Jul 5, 2017
Oscar A.
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Very professional. Able to keep the attention of my seven-year-old for the whole half hour ! I think he'll make a lot of progress.

Posted Apr 8, 2017
Steven H.
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I find Allan to be very caring and nurturing in his teaching. Very patient. Would recommend.

Posted Feb 24, 2017
Ann M.
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Mr Walker is outstanding! He is teaching both my kids trumpet and piano lessons for past 2 months. He is patient, kind as well as firm/gentle at the same time. My kids really like him and lessons are going very well. Thank you Mr. Walker!. We really appreciate you!.

Posted Feb 9, 2017
Profile-location-home Student's Home

Allan taught piano to my two children for over four years. He was always very kind and patient with each of them, teaching them the fundamentals first and then building on those skills with progressively more difficult pieces. The twice yearly recitals taught my children memorization skills and presentation poise. I would highly recommend Allan as a piano teacher!

Posted Aug 11, 2016

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Private Teacher
Jun 2008 - Present

Walker Piano Studio, Phoenix, AZ and Online

This is my private studio business which includes trumpet as well as piano instruction. I also teach full-time during the school year in the Paradise Valley Unified School District. This limits my availability to evenings and weekends during school months.

Public School Teacher - Band, Piano, & Strings
Feb 2008 - Present

Paradise Valley Unified School District, Phoenix, AZ

During the school year, I keep busy as a full-time music educator in the public school system. Currently, I teach at two elementary schools (Beginning Band) and one middle school (Band, Strings, and Piano).

Worship Pastor
May 2001 - Jun 2006

New Life Christian Church, Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania

Director of Music and Worship / Piano Teacher
Apr 1995 - May 2000

Grace Baptist Church, Kent, Ohio

Music Director
Feb 1990 - Jun 1994

Sun Valley Community Church


Master's Degree, Educational Leadership
Jul 2008 - Dec 2012

Northern Arizona University

Master's Degree, Choral Conducting
Aug 1992 - May 1994

Arizona State University

Bachelor's Degree, Choral/General Music Education
Jun 1983 - Dec 1987

Arizona State University



Fluent / Native Proficiency


Standard Secondary Education, 6-12 (Renewed)
May 2016

Arizona Department of Education

Approved area: Music, PreK-12


Music Teachers National Association
Jul 2011
The MTNA was founded in 1876 with the goal of advancing the value of music study and music-making to society while supporting the careers and professionalism of teachers of music. With nearly 22,000 members in 50 states—and more than 500 local affiliates—the MTNA is the preeminent source for music teacher support, where members embody like-minded values and commitment to their students, colleagues and society as a whole, while reaping the rewards of collaboration, continuity and connection throughout the lifetime of their careers.

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