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Piano Program

Piano Duo in Larson Hall
Piano Duo in Larson Hall

Students may choose piano as the applied major in conjunction with any of the three music degrees offered at SDSU.

Piano may also be taken as a music minor, in order to fulfill keyboard proficiency graduation requirements. Piano lessons are with artist teachers who are active as performers, clinicians and adjudicators throughout the region.

Pianists have many opportunities to perform and grow musically, including weekly forums, concerto competition, accompanying soloists and choral groups, junior and senior recitals, jazz bands and studio recital projects.

Dr. John Walker, Applied Piano and Piano Pedagogy

The piano teaching studios each contain a Steinway and Kawai grand piano. Recitals are held in Founders Recital Hall, which features two Steinway grand pianos. Larson Concert Hall houses a Fazioli Concert Grand and a Steinway D concert grand. Piano majors, minors, and scholarship recipients have special access to grand piano practice rooms.

Dr. Mary Walker, Class Piano

Group piano classes are taught in the electronic lab equipped with digital keyboards, computers and software.

Piano Program Information Contact:

Dr. John Walker
Phone: 605-688-4229