Hello! I’m Allison.

I’m a musician and teacher from Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.

I've been teaching private piano and horn lessons since 2008, and I direct a number of youth and adult ensembles in the Milwaukee area.

Continue on to find out how I got started as a private music teacher, view my bio and other information.

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Prospective Students

Encouraging young people to study music is an extreme passion of mine. I have been teaching privately for over a decade now, and cannot imagine a life without doing so.

I strive to instill a sense of independent musicianship, self-discipline and a life-long appreciation for the arts in each person I work with.

Continue on to find out what student ages I typically work with, parent testimonials and more regarding my piano and horn background.

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Recent Blog Posts

My Personal Practice of Resilience

Most times when I discuss practicing on this blog/site, it’ll be regarding music. Today, I’ll write on my own practice of resilience – a seemingly constant struggle to maintain sanity and keep forging ahead, despite my circumstances. 

“Join a Scene”

My Music Biz & Banter networking group is off to a great start! Yesterday we held our second meetup, and it was just as productive and delightful as the first.

At the “Lunch & Lit” meetups, we’ll be discussing a pre-selected book on music and/or business. This month’s featured “Lit” was Real Artists Don’t Starve, by Jeff Goins.

On Being Interesting

Be Interesting.

It’s the fifth term in that good ol’ carriage acronym of mine, and it might be one of my favorites.

As musicians, if we’ve gotten far enough along and are actually making a living in music, that’s pretty interesting in and of itself. To non-musicians, it’s very different – our lifestyles are tough to understand, and often seem like they’re carefree and fun.