Alison Edwards

Associate Professor of Music

Alison Edwards


Location: CPAC 219F
Phone: (657) 278-8238

Please contact the Music Office 
(657) 278-3511 for current office hours


408K, Chamber Music:  Keyboard

466, Pedagogy Observ & Inter

467A, Piano Pedagogy

477, Piano Pedagogy Practicum

567, Seminar: Piano Pedagogy 

Alison Edwards, Associate Professor of Piano and Piano Pedagogy, has performed nationally and internationally as soloist and chamber musician. Most recently, Ms. Edwards toured China in recital and masterclasses from Hangzhou to Beijing, at venues including the Zhejiang Conservatory and the Tangshan Poly Theater. She has been featured concerto soloist with orchestras such as the Peninsula Symphony, the Rio Hondo Symphony, the Orange Coast College Symphony, the Marina Del-Rey/Westchester Symphony and others. As chamber musician, Ms. Edwards has collaborated with members of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and the Pacific Symphony. More recently, she has performed at several national venues, including the Shenandoah Conservatory, the Blair School of Music, and Southern Methodist University. Ms. Edwards was first place winner at the Carmel Music Society Young Artist Competition and national second place winner in the MTNA Collegiate Competition. She has taught masterclasses for the Sara Compinsky Masterclass Series, Reflections of the Ocean Series, MTAC Branches and the Orange County School of the Arts. A passionate teacher of piano pedagogy, and head of the Piano Pedagogy program at CSUF, she recently completed residencies at the University of Arizona and Southern Methodist University and maintains an active schedule of pedagogy lectures in the region. A longtime student of Earle Voorhies, at both the pre-college and undergraduate levels at CSUF, Ms. Edwards completed her MM in Piano Performance at the University of Southern California, where she studied with Daniel Pollock and Dr. Stewart Gordon.

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