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Alan Crane


Alan Crane

RCM Certified
RCM Examiner
Alan Crane holds a Bachelor of Music (UWO) and a Master of Music in Piano Performance (UBC). For over thirty five years he has been teaching a full class of students ranging from young beginners to pre-professional young musicians to adults. Many of Mr. Crane’s students 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. He is a founding director and pianist with the popular Vancouver concert series West Coast Chamber Music, is a sought after accompanist and has presented numerous solo recitals in Canada and the UK. He is also active as a music festival adjudicator across western Canada and is a member of the College of Examiners of the Royal Conservatory of Music

Instrument / Discipline

  • Piano
  • Piano Pedagogy

Spoken languages

  • English

Specialized in

  • Youth (7-17)
  • Adults (18+)
  • Young Children (under 7)
  • Beginner/Elementary
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Teaches At

  • Music school
  • Teacher's studio

Specialist designation

  • Harmony - Advanced
  • Piano - Advanced
  • Piano - Elementary
  • Piano - Intermediate
  • Theory - Elementary
  • Theory - Intermediate


  • 1989 - Master of Music - University of British Columbia
  • 1984 - Bachelor of Music - University of Western Ontario

School Associations

  • British Columbia Registered Music Teachers' Association - Provincial / State
RCM Credentials
RCM Certified
RCM Examiner