VIVIAN FAN currently holds the staff accompanist position at the Colburn Conservatory. Prior to this position, she was on the piano faculty at the Idyllwild Arts Academy and was a teaching assistant to Professor John Perry at USC. She was accompanist at the International Music Course of Benidorm in Spain, the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival, and the Montecito Summer Music Festival, and was awarded the “Best Accompanist Award” by The Edith Knox Performance Competition in 2009 and 2010.
As a solo pianist, Fan has performed with conductors Jorge Mester, Jung Ho Pak, Mario Miragliotta, Sharon Lavery, Peter Askim, and Marc Riley. Her performances have been broadcasted on KTLA and KNBC television as well as KUSC and WFMT radio. Her recent performances include recital collaborations with artists such as Paul Coletti, Shigenori Kudo, Lindsay Deutsch, Paul Wiancko, John Hayhurst, and Richard O’Neill in venues such as Camerata Pacifica, the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series, the Maestro Foundation Chamber Music Series, the LA Phil Affiliates Recital Series, the Music in the Mansion Concert Series, and Violafest Los Angeles. In the summer of 2006, Fan gave a symposium presentation at the ISME World Conference in Malaysia. She receives her DMA from the USC Thornton School of Music in May 2011, where she was awarded the Michael Kamen Music Scholarship.