Tarleton State University
Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex
Artist's BiographyBrian Walker has recently been appointed as Assistant Professor of Trumpet at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas. Dr. Walker has taught previously at Southeastern Oklahoma State University, the University of North Texas and The Florida State University as well as privately in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex. His students have been accepted into many undergraduate and graduate music programs throughout the United States.
Dr. Walker holds degrees from the University of North Texas (DMA), The Florida State University (MM) and Southeastern Oklahoma State (BM). His primary teachers include Michael Miles, Iskander Akhmadullin, Christopher Moore, John Holt, Keith Johnson and Adam Gordon.
As a performer he has appeared with many groups in the DFW region including (but not limited to) the Dallas Wind Symphony, the Dallas Opera, Plano, Allen, Arlington, Las Colinas, Irving, Garland, and Dallas Chamber Orchestras. He has also had the opportunity to perform with the North Texas Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, and the Grammy Nominated UNT One Oclock Lab Band. While at Florida State, Dr. Walker performed with the Tallahassee Symphony, Pensacola Symphony, and New World Symphony to name a few. As a soloist, Dr. Walker has given recitals in Texas, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Georgia, Florida, Mytilene, Greece and performed throughout France.
Dr. Walker is active in the International Trumpet Guild as a contributor in the Music Review section in the ITG Journal.