ABOUT N. JANE TAN
N. Jane Tan, the only person to hold the honor of being a Steinway artist strictly for her pedagogical work, is the founder-director of The Well-Prepared Pianist Institute (WPP Institute).
Retiring after thirty years of teaching at Towson State University in Maryland, she is dedicating her energy to The Well-Prepared Pianist teacher-training program and PianoTeams® ensembles.
work in these high achievement curriculums is internationally recognized and has earned her
Steinway's 150th Anniversary Standard of Excellence gold medallion award in 2006.
In the WPP
program, teachers are taught the art of mentoring students in long-term permanent goals through left/right brain training, multi-sensory learning and multi-sensory memories.
Raised by Chinese parents in the Philippines, Tan
came to the U.S. as a Fulbright-Hays scholar to study with Leon Fleisher at the Peabody Institute
As one of the most sought after master teachers, artist-lecturers and composers, Tan
travels extensively internationally and from coast to coast in the U.S.
Her WPP Institute
has teacher-training centers scattered all over the U.S. and centers being planned internationally.
As a writer-composer, her
works are performed and studied in many countries throughout Asia and Europe.