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 “J.O.C.” International Composition Competition. Since then, she has performed in Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand, Canada, Mexico, France, and 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, Palm Beach Symphony, and Edmonton Symphony. She has also concertized with Naples Philharmonic, Atlantic Classical, Piano Galore Ensemble, Boca Raton Philharmonic Symphonia Chamber Players, Chrysalis Chamber Players, Southwest Florida Symphony, and Palm Beach Symphony. Dr. Lan gave her harpsichord debut in Coral Gables performing Bach’s concerti with Bergonzi String Quartet in 2006, and collaborated as a soloist with distinguished artists James Buswell and Carol Ou perfuming Beethoven Triple Concerto in 2013.
In addition to appearances with orchestras and ensembles, Dr. Lan has been invited to perform in recitals sponsored by Music Teachers National Association, Vancouver Woman’s Musical Club recital series, Burnaby Clef Society recital series, Southern Indiana Arts Center recital series, Yamaha Artist Service Center in Taipei, Piano Lovers Concert Series in Boca Raton, Bonita Springs Steinway Piano Gallery Concert Series, Taiwan Classical Music Society Young Star Concert Series, Artsouth Concert Series in Homestead, Mainly-Mozart Festival in Coral Gables, and C-Clef Classics in Bangkok. Previous teaching appointments include Indiana University and University of Miami, Dr. Lan not only conducted master classes in the USA, Singapore, and Thailand, but also served as staff pianist at Bowdoin International Music Festival and Stringendo Summer Festival. Received her B.M from University of British-Columbia, M.M. from Indiana University (Bloomington), and D.M.A. from University of Miami under the tutelage of Ivan Davis, Dr. Lan is currently on faculty at Broward College and Palm Beach Atlantic University.