A multi-instrumentalist and singer, he is also a master teacher, composer, and conductor conversant with a wide variety of musical styles and traditions. He has performed or collaborated with a diverse array of musicians in a teaching and performing career that spans three decades. Walter is Director of Education & Community Engagement at the Nashville Symphony.
Walter’s writing has been published by the National Association for Music Education, School Band & Orchestra magazine, and his column Off The Podium is featured in Choral Director magazine. He speaks regularly about music education at regional and national conferences.
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