Associate Professor of Piano and Area Coordinator at the Cal State Fullerton School of Music.
Alison Edwards is currently Associate Professor of Piano and Area Coordinator at the Cal State Fullerton School of Music. Edwards has been active as solo recitalist and chamber musician throughout the United States and China. She has been soloist with regional orchestras including the Peninsula Symphony, the Marina-del-Rey Westchester Symphony, the Rio Hondo Symphony and others. Her recent national collaborative recitals include performances at the Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University, Florida State University and Central Michigan University.
As leader of the Piano Pedagogy Program at CSUF, Edwards is active as guest lecturer and clinician. She has held piano pedagogy residencies at Southern Methodist University and the University of Arizona, appeared at the World Piano Pedagogy Conference, and presented programs for the Music Teachers’ Association of California.
As masterclass clinician, she has taught for the Sara Compinsky Masterclass Series, the Orange County School of the Arts and various college/university music departments. In addition, she serves on the editorial team for the CAPMT Connect Journal. A graduate of the University of Southern California for the Master of Music degree, her teachers have been Earle Voorhies, Dr. Stewart Gordon and Daniel Pollock. Currently, Edwards maintains a pre-college private studio at her home in Fullerton, CA.