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Music Educator

Dr Bernard Tan is an enthusiastic music educator who has began teaching since he was a teenager. He is a competent and knowledgeable educator teaching in various branches of the classical music field. He works with pianists on collaborative piano, solo performance, chamber music and pedagogy; with singers on music interpretation and styles, role preparation in operas, and lyric diction of 9 languages. Bernard's experience as a classical singer, choir member, woodwind player in the orchestra, and conductor has provided him valuable perspectives in being a well-rounded music educator.

Click on the specific pages below to view Dr Tan's works as a music educator, or use the contact page for more inquiries.


Piano Performance

Collaborative Piano (accompanying)

Chamber Music

Piano Pedagogy

Vocal Coaching

Style and Interpretation

Role Preparations

Opera Coaching

Lyric Diction

Lyric Diction





and more...

Pinyin to Singing

A first-of-its-kind method of diction for singers in Mandarin Chinese, based on the pinyin Romanisation system.

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