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Alan Crane, MMus

Vancouver BC | V5W 1W3

About me

Alan Crane holds a Bachelor of Music (University of Western Ontario) and a Master of Music in Piano Performance (University of British Columbia). For over thirty years he has been teaching a full class of students ranging from young beginners to pre-professional young musicians to adults. Mr. Crane’s students routinely win awards in music festivals and earn high marks on their Royal Conservatory of Music examinations and many have gone on to pursue careers in music. In addition to being on the faculty of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra School of Music, where he recently completed a term as Chair of the Piano Department, Mr. Crane teaches part-time at the Langley Community Music School where he served for many years as Coordinator of the Piano Program. As well as teaching, Alan Crane is an active performer, both as a chamber musician (he is a co-director of the popular series West Coast Chamber Music) and as an accompanist. He is also active as a festival adjudicator and is a member of the College of Examiners of the Royal Conservatory of Music.


Mr. Crane teaches all ages and all levels of students.

Lesson details

Musicianship, Repertoire, Technique, Ear Training, Sight Reading, Theory

Education and Accreditation

Bachelor of Music (B.Mus); University of Western Ontario
Master of Music (M.Mus.); University of British Columbia
Chamber Musician and Accompanist;
Artistic Director of West Coast Chamber Music.
Member of the College of Examiners of the Royal Conservatory of Music
Member of BC Registered Music Teachers Association
Festival Adjudicator


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"As a parent in Alan Crane's studio for six years, I have enjoyed sitting in on my daughter's lessons...

"It is my pleasure to recommend Alan Crane for the position of Piano Teacher. I have known Alan for many years...

"He was genuine, soft spoken and yet pointed in his adjudications"

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more than 20 years


$60 & up


Monday N/A - N/A
Tuesday 7am - 12pm
Wednesday 7am - 12pm
Thursday 7am - 12pm
Friday 9am - 9pm
Saturday 9am - 9pm
Sunday N/A - N/A

Teaching location

Teachers Studio


Royal Conservatory of Music

Instruments and Subjects

theory – harmony
theory – rudiments

Levels taught


Type of students

Young Adults



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