THE 43RD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL TRUMPET GUILD CONFERENCE
THE HYATT REGENCY • SAN ANTONIO • MAY 29 THROUGH JUNE 2, 2018
Brian Walker is 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. His student trumpet ensembles have been featured performers and competitors at the Texas Music Educators Association Conference, the International Trumpet Guild Convention and the National Trumpet Competition. He is co-founder of the Dallas Trumpet Workshop held annually every summer.
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 O’Clock 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, Arkansas, Georgia, Florida and Mytilene, Greece, Sao Paulo, Brazil and has performed throughout France. In addition, he was featured as a soloist on the Tarleton State Wind Ensemble’s performance at Carnegie Hall.
Brian Walker is active in the International Trumpet Guild where he serves as Chair of the Recording Projects Committee, as Co-Chair of the Video Projects Committee and regularly writes for the ITG Journal. He is also an artist and clinician for the Bach division of the Conn-Selmer Corporation.
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, Christopher Moore, John Holt and Adam Gordon.