Finals Adjudicators

Tan Siok Lian

Siok Lian Tan is Associate Professor of Piano at Miami University. She teaches applied piano, piano pedagogy, and coordinates the class piano program. She holds a D.M.A. degree in Piano from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. She has been heard in live broadcasts on Cincinnati Public Radio Station WGUC and has appeared as soloist with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Oxford Chamber Orchestra, and Miami University Symphony Orchestra. Tan has presented solo and chamber music concerts in major cities such as New York, Chicago, Luxembourg, Cologne, Cape Town, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Adelaide, and London, including a solo recital at the St. Martin-in-the-Fields concert series. She can be heard on the Naxos recording, James Lentini: Chamber Music. Tan has presented lectures at the College Music Society-Great Lakes Chapter Conference, the Ohio Music Teachers Association (OhioMTA) State Conference, the National Group Piano and Piano Pedagogy Forum, the National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy, and the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) National Conference. She has also written articles for the Piano Pedagogy Forum, the American Music Teacher, and Clavier Companion. In 2011, the Ohio Music Teachers Association selected her as the OhioMTA Collegiate Certified Teacher of the Year.

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