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“…she has a fluent technique, sensitive musicianship and probing intellect…”                                                          Keaton, Palm Beach Daily News

“…a heroic feat and really fantastic playing…” 
                                                                                  Steward Robertson, conductor

              Recognized as a child prodigy, Dr. Catherine Lan made her first

              international debut at the age of eight, performing in Japan
              following her winning at the Junior Original Composition International Competition. Since then, she has performed in Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand, Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Slovenia, France, and the USA.  Dr. Lan has appeared as a soloist with orchestras including Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, Sinfonia of the North Shore, British-Columbia Chamber, Fifth Avenue Chamber, University of British-Columbia Symphony, Braddell Heights Symphony, Frost Symphony, Vancouver Symphony, Broward Symphony, Palm Beach Atlantic Symphony, and Edmonton Symphony at such prestigious venues as the Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York, Orpheum Theater in Vancouver, National Concert Hall in Taiwan, Gusman Hall in Coral Gables, and the historical Victoria Concert Hall in Singapore. Dr. Lan has also concertized with Naples Philharmonic, Atlantic Classical Orchestra, Piano Galore Ensemble, Boca Raton Philharmonic Symphonia Chamber Players, Southwest Florida Symphony, Palm Beach Symphony, as well as Aspen String Trio, Henschel Quartett, and distinguished musicians such as James Buswell, Ayano Ninomiya and David Requiro. 

              Dr. Lan has been the winner of numerous competitions including Taiwan Classical Music Society Young Star Audition, University of Miami Concerto, the Duane Wilder Award for Excellence in Harpsichord Playing, the Vancouver Foundation Advanced Arts Study, the Shean Piano Competition in Edmonton, Golden Key International Honour Society Performing Arts Showcase Award, Canadian Broadcast Corporation National Debut, University of British-Columbia Concerto, Grand Prize winner of the Richmond Festival Gala Showcase Concert, and Yamaha prize from the nationwide Concours de Musique du Canada. Dr. Lan has been featured on Gulfshore Life Magazine, Venice Magazine of Fort Lauderdale, World Journal of New York, WLRN-Public Television “Beethoven & Mas” program, “Beethoven Universal TV” series, Becon TV “Live with Iris Ackers”, Fu-Hsin Broadcasting Station, Fox4 Morning Blend, and CBC Radio’s “Westcoast Performance” Debut series. 

              Previous teaching appointments include Indiana University and University of Miami, Dr. Lan also conducted master classes in the USA, Singapore, and Thailand. Received her Bachelor of Music from University of British-Columbia, Master of Music from Indiana University (Bloomington), and Doctor of Musical Arts from University  of Miami, Dr. Lan currently serves on the faculty of Broward College and Palm Beach Atlantic University, performs with Steinway Artist, Tao Lin, as Duo Beaux Arts, and runs non-for-profit organizations as the founding member of Chrysalis Chamber Players and co-founder/artistic director of Beaux Arts Chamber Music Series in Naples.

              Dr. Lan records for Centaur Records (CRC 3457 Incandescent  

              Piano Recital by Pianist Catherine Lan), and enjoys sponsorship for her concert gowns from Laura Jacobs Bridal and jewelries from Kristoff Jewelers.

                      

Dr. Lan began her oboe studies at the age of eight and continued her training at University of British-Columbia as well as at Indiana University. She was the principal oboist of Dun Hua youth Orchestra, as well as served on faculty of the preparatory program at Palm Beach Atlantic University.

 

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Harpsichordist

Dr. Catherine Lan has been aired as an actress in several TV commercials including Williamson Cadillac, Phil Smith Chevrolet, and Encore Resort Homes in Orlando.


Oboist

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Actress

As a harpsichordist, Dr. Lan has appeared as concerto soloist with the Bergonzi String Quartet, Fifth Ave Chamber Orchestra, and Chrysalis Chamber Players performing Bach's keyboard concerti for 1, 2, and 3 harpsichords.