Taiwanese-American violinist Max Tan has appeared as soloist with the Juilliard Orchestra, Lowell Philharmonic, Longwood Symphony, Boston Philharmonic Youth, and Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestras. An avid chamber musician, his many festival appearances include Juilliard Chamberfest 2016, YellowBarn, Pacific Music Festival, White Mountains Festival, and the Perlman Music Program, where he has participated in domestic and international residency programs in Shelter Island, Sarasota, Palm Beach, and Tel Aviv. He is a founding member of the Bordone String Quartet, a participating ensemble of the Juilliard Chamber Music honors program, and has served as concertmaster of the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra, the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and, currently, the Juilliard Orchestra.
Mr. Tan's past projects include music and medicine events hosted by the Harvard Medical School and the Harvard Fogg Museum, and collaborations with artists such as Itzhak Perlman, Roger Tapping, Natalia Gutman, Paul Katz, Anthony Marwood, and members of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and A Far Cry. A former student of Albert Markov, Lynn Chang, and Itzhak Perlman, he was further mentored by concertmasters of the Vienna, Berlin, and New York Philharmonic Orchestra, and musicians of the Juilliard, Guarneri, Cleveland, Keller, Mendelssohn, Cavani, and Parker String Quartets. He completed his primary bachelor's degree in human developmental and regenerative biology and a secondary degree in music at Harvard University, where he was awarded the David McCord Prize.>
Mr. Tan is currently completing his Master's Degree as a recipient of the Kovner Fellowship under the tutelage of Donald Weilerstein and Catherine Cho at The Juilliard School, where he will continue his studies int he Artist Diploma program in the fall.