Alan Chan

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Pianist

Samples of piano performance:

Taiyu Circle (Fukushima) (2010)
Flute Sonata (Phelps) (2009)
A Spirit's Dream for voice and piano (Chan) (2007)

Contact Alan for scheduling and rates:
info@alanchanmusic.com or (323) 393-5992

Positions:
Gateway Christian Church Pianist/Organist (2007-present)
Studio accompanist of Ella Lee Romani and Opera Pasadena (2007-8)
Glory Star Children's Chorus (2007-8)
St. Agnus Elementary School Choir accompanist, University of Southern California OutReach Progam (2006-7)

Past experience: accompanist for singers, chorus and instrumentalists in concerts, recitals, juries, workshops and lessons in Miami, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Piano / Organ mentors:
Lau Chun-Wah (Hong Kong)

Rosalina Sackstein (student of Claudio Arrau, University of Miami)
John Ditto (Organ, University of Missouri - Kansas City)

Quick sight-reader, great keyboard harmony with improvisation skills, knowledge of different styles, good ear and sensitivity for balancing and always there to help.

Instrumental repertoire examples:
Schumann’s Fantasticstüke for Cello and Piano
Rosza’s Viola Concerto
Ravel's Tzigane for violin and piano
Hindemith’s Flute, Bassoon and Tuba Sonatas

Choral repertoire examples:
Christian hymns and anthems
Music from the The Organists' Manual

Vocal repertoire examples:
English Art Songs by Barber, Purcell, Vaughn-Williams, etc.
French Art Songs by Debussy, Duparc, Fauré, Poulenc, etc.
German Art Songs by Brahms, Schubert, Schumann, Strauss, Wolf, etc.
Operas by Bellini, Donizetti, Monteverdi, Mozart, Puccini, Purcell, Rossini, Verdi, etc.
Broadway musicals by Bernstein, Porter, Sondheim, Weil, etc.

Partial list of vocal repetoire:

Opera

George Frederic Handel
Semele (O Sleep why dost thou leave me?)
Julio Cesar (Vadoro pupile)
Henry Purcell
Dido and Aeneas (When I am Laid in Earth)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Don Giovanni (Batti, Batti / Vedrai carino)
Figaro (Il capro e la capretta / Voi che sapete / No.5 Duettino)
Cosi fan tutti (Act I Duetto: Ah guarda sorella)
Carl Maria von Weber
Oberon (Ozean! Du Ungeheuer!)
Georges Bizet
Carmen
(Habanera / Pres des remparts de seville / Toreador Song / Je dis)
Camille Saint-Saens
Samson et Dalia (Mon Coeur s’ouvre a ta voix /
Amour! Viens aider ma faiblesse!)

Richard Wagner
Tristan and Isolde (Liebestod)
Ruggero Leoncavallo (1857-1919)
I Pagliacci (Stridono lassu)
Giuseppe Verdi
La forza del destino
(Temea restasse qui fino a domain! / Son giunta! / Pace, pace mio Dio)
Aida (Ritorna vincitor! / Duet with Aida and Ameris)
Un ballo in maschera (Ecco la le colonne)
Il trovatore (Tacea la notteStride la vampa ?/ all Leonora part)
Don Carlo (Ella giammai m’amo)
Giacomo Pucinni
Tosca
(Vissi darte)
La Bohème (Che gelida manina, Si mi chaimano Mimi, O suave fanciulla, Quando m'en vo, Donde lieta usci)
Madam Butterfly (Un bel di, vedremo)
Turandot (In questa Reggia)
Gianni Schicchi (O mio babino caro)
Gian Carlo Menotti
The Medium (The Black Swan)

Musical / Operetta

The Wizard of Oz (complete version, the Royal Shakespeare Company)
Franz Lehar
The Merry Widow (Vilja Song)
Leonard Bernstein
Candide (Glitter and Be Gay)

Oratorio

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Exultate jubilate (Alleluia)
Great Mass in C (Gloria: Laudamus te)
George Frederic Handel
Massiah (No.8 Recitative / O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings To Zion / Air)

Songs

Giovanni Legrenzi (1625-1690)
Che fiero costume
Benedetto Marcello (1686-1739)
Il mio bel foco
Giuseppe Giordani (1751-1798)
Caro mio ben
Wolfgang Amadeaus Mozart
Das Veilchen (Goethe) KV 476
Ludwig van Beethoven
O war ich schon
Franz Schubert
An die Musik Op.88, No.4
Fruhlingsglaube
Standchen
Die junge Nonne
Lied der Mignon
Robert Schumann
Widmung Op.25 No.1
Gabriel Faure
Apres un reve
Johannes Brahms
Immer Leiser
Wiegenlied
Edvard Grieg
Ich liebe dich Op.5 no.3
Antonin Dvorak
Hear My Prayer, O Lord Op.99 no.3

 

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