Adrian was our guest co-conductor of concert 1 on the 3rd of April 2011.
Adrian Tan (b. 1977) graduated with honours in Theatre Studies from the National University of Singapore. His significant participation in Music and Theatre has distinguished him as a unique multi-disciplinary artist with an impressive repertoire of work and achievements in Singapore and overseas. He graduated with honours in Theatre Studies from the National University of Singapore. He studied conducting with Harold Farberman, Robert Gutter and Ovidiu Balan, and also participated in masterclasses with Gunther Herbig, and in wind and choral conducting with Jan Cober and Hans Leenders respectively. A recipient of the prestigious National Arts Council (Singapore) Overseas Scholarship, he is currently completing his Masters in Music Studies (Conducting) at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music studying with Imre Pallo, Stephen Mould and Neil McEwan.
Adrian has appeared regularly as a guest conductor with the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra (Vietnam), the Braddell Heights Symphony Orchestra (Singaoire) and the Beecroft Orchestra (Australia). In 2010, he was the Assistant Choir Master of the Willoughby Symphony Choir (Australia). He also served as the assistant conductor to Maestro Pallo in the production of Otto Nicolai's Merry Wives of Windsor, and as the Musical Director of Darius Milhaud's Les Malheurs d'Orphee at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
Engagements in 2012 include appearances with the Mosman Orchestra (Sydney, Australia), at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and return engagements with the Filharmonica “Mihail Jora” di Bacau (Romania), Braddell Heights Symphony Orchestra (Singapore) and the Beecroft Orchestra (Sydney, Australia). He was appointed Music Director of the Sydney University Wind Orchestra for 2011.