UPCOMING EVENTS

Here's some of the things I have coming up

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Percussion All-Stars 8: ROAD TO PASIC 2022
 Saturday 22 October 2022, 5:00pm
Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts
The 8th instalment of Percussion All-Stars features students from all over Western Australia, including WAAPA's Defying Gravity percussion ensemble who will be showcasing repertoire they will bring to PASIC 2022 in November.


TOGETHER: Adam Tan Solo Recital
Sunday 6 November 2022, time TBA
Valley Christian High School Conservatory of the Arts, San Jose (USA)
More info on this soon...


Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC)
Wednesday 9 November 2022 to Saturday 12 November 2022
Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis (USA)
Yes, I'm going to PASIC this year! See you there :)

Masterclass: Southern Utah University Studio Class with Dr Lynn Vartan
Friday 18 November 2022
Southern Utah University (USA - online)

PAST EVENTS

All of my past performances, masterclasses and online presentations

2022

Australian Percussion Eisteddfod 2022

1 September 2022

Optimum Percussion (Online) - Competition Adjudicator

Marimbafest 2022: The 3rd Solo Marimba and Ensemble Competition

3 July 2022 - 8 July 2022

UWA Conservatorium of Music - Director/Faculty

CULMINATION: Percussion All-Stars 7

18 June 2022

UWA Conservatorium of Music - Director

WA Weekend of Percussion

17 June 2022

UWA Conservatorium of Music - Presenter

TWOTONE: Percussion and Saxophone Duo Recital with Shaniqa Lin

17 March 2022

Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts - Marimba Soloist

Lovin' That Marimba Vibe with Paul Tanner

17 March 2022

Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts - Marimba

2021 HK Youth Music Interflows 香港青年音樂匯演 - Western Percussion Ensemble Competition 西洋敲擊樂小組比賽

14 December 2021 to 7 February 2022

Online (Hong Kong) - Competition Adjudicator

 

2021

Percussion All-Stars 6: Comeback Stage

28 November 2021

UWA Conservatorium of Music - Director

Shaniqa Lin Third Year Recital at WAAPA

16 November 2021

Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts - Guest Artist (Marimba)

 

UWA Broadening Ensembles - Percussion Showcase

19 October 2021

UWA Conservatorium of Music - Director

Australian Percussion Eisteddfod 2021

4 September 2021

Optimum Percussion (Online) - Competition Adjudicator

Jam Jar Percussion at UWA Biodiversity Conference

16 September 2021

The University Club - Marimba

 

Hale School Garland Music Festival 2021

8 August 2021

Hale School - Competition Adjudicator

Marimbafest 2021: Solo and Ensemble Competition

11-16 July 2021

UWA Conservatorium of Music - Director / Faculty

Percussion All-Stars 5: Road To Marimbafest 2021

28 June 2021

UWA Conservatorium of Music - Director

WA Day Of Percussion 2021

2 May 2021

UWA Conservatorium of Music - Presenter

Spectrum Ensemble: Breaking the Racism Loop with Adam Tan

20 March 2021

Online (USA) - Guest Presenter

Academy Builder: Content Creation Masterclass with Rob Knopper

8 March 2021

Online (USA) - Guest Presenter

2020

Austin Percussion Festival 2020 (Virtual) presented by The Kraken Quartet

14 Dec 2020

Online (USA) - Faculty Panellist

Percussion All-Stars: Season Four, Spring 2020

28 Nov 2020

UWA Conservatorium of Music - Director


CENTRE STAGE: Surprise! Pinata Percussion and Friends
25 Oct 2020
UWA Conservatorium of Music - WAYPG Director

 

Masterclass with Adam Tan: Victoriano Lopez Music School, Honduras

4 Oct 2020

Online (Central America) - Presenter

Masterclass with Adam Tan: Encuentro de ensambles de percusión at the The Conservatory of the City of Buenos Aires "Astor Piazzolla"
5 Sep 2020

Online (Argentina) - Guest Presenter

Mate Meetup in Espanglish: Conversation with Pauline Roberts
5 Sep 2020

Online (Argentina) - Guest Presenter

Asia Pacific Percussion Society 'Meet The Artist'

29 Jul 2020

Online (Hong Kong) - Guest Presenter

The Band Lab Insider's Spotlight: Interview with Adam Tan

18 Jul 2020

Online (Malaysia) - Guest Presenter

Paganini Caprice Relay 2020: Cygnus Arioso Online Series

12 Jul 2020

Online (Australia) - Marimba Soloist

Online Concert Series #1 by Percussion Store Malaysia

28 May 2020

Online (Malaysia) - Marimba Soloist

THE STUDIO Interview with Gary Burton

13 Jun 2020

Online (USA) - Host/Presenter

2019


Percussion All-Stars: Season Three, Spring 2019
29 Nov 2019
UWA Conservatorium of Music - Director

Masterclass: Wu-Ling Senior High School (with Therese Ng)
16 Sep 2019
Wu-Ling Senior High School 桃園市立武陵高級中學, Taoyuan, Taiwan - Guest Presenter

Masterclass: National Kaohsiung Normal University
10 Sep 2019
National Kaohsiung Normal University 國立高雄師範大學, Kaohsiung, Taiwan - Guest Presenter

Masterclass: Kaohsiung Senior High School
10 Sep 2019
Kaohsiung Senior High School 高雄市立高雄高級中學, Kaohsiung, Taiwan - Guest Presenter

Masterclass: National Sun Yat-sen University
09 Sep 2019
National Sun Yat-sen University 國立中山大學, Kaohsiung, Taiwan - Guest Presenter

Jam Jar Percussion at Professor Venkatesh's Honorary Graduation Ceremony at UWA
21 Aug 2019
Winthrop Hall, UWA Conservatorium of Music - Marimba

Mix't Mallets presented by Paul Tanner
08 Aug 2019
Richard Gill Auditorium, Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts - Vibraphone

Jam Jar Percussion at UWA Graduation Ceremonies
24 Jul 2019
Whitfield Court, University of Western Australia - Marimba

MARIMBAFEST 2019: Marimba Festival and Competition
02 Jul 2019
UWA Conservatorium of Music - Festival Director

PERCUSSION ALL-STARS SEASON TWO, WINTER 2019 presented by Marimbafest Australia
08 Jun 2019
Callaway Music Auditorium, UWA Conservatorium of Music - Director

WAYPG Soft Debut Performance - UWA Day of Percussion
11 May 2019
Callaway Music Auditorium, UWA Conservatorium of Music - WAYPG Co-Director

Reflections on Water presented by Pinata Percussion
20 Mar 2019
Callaway Music Auditorium, UWA Conservatorium of Music - Marimba (Guest Performer)

Oh~ Asian Percussionists Series presented by GipPercussion
16 Feb 2019
Y-Theatre, Youth Square 青年廣場, Hong Kong - Faculty/Marimba Soloist

Workshop at 505A Percussion Gathering (O's Music)
12 Jan 2019
O's Music, Hong Kong - Presenter

Take Me Home 帶我回家 - Therese Ng Solo Recital
11 Jan 2019
Sheung Wan Civic Centre, Hong Kong - Marimba

 

2018


Various Performances and Presentations at PASIC 2018 (Marimba One, Edition Svitzer, Marimbafest, Encore Mallets)
13 Nov 2018
Percussive Arts Society International Convention 2018 (PASIC 2018), Indianapolis, USA - Marimba Soloist, Presenter

PERCUSSION ALL-STARS 2018 presented by Marimbafest Australia
24 Oct 2018
Callaway Music Auditorium, UWA Conservatorium of Music - Director

Jam Jar Percussion at LWAG Culture Club
01 Oct 2018
Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, University of Western Australia - Marimba

Australian Marimba Competition
03 Aug 2018
Melba Hall, Melbourne Conservatorium of Music - Competitor (Semifinalist, Encouragement Award)

MalletLab 2018 Annual Summer Intensive
11 Jun 2018
Palm Beach Atlantic University, West Palm Beach, FL (USA) - Faculty / Soloist

inc. percussion days in sagamiko
05 May 2018
Sagamiko, Kanagawa, Japan - Marimba Soloist

Song & Dance: Marimba Duo Recital (with Therese Ng)
23 Mar 2018
Melba Hall, Melbourne Conservatorium of Music - Marimba Soloist

Piñata Percussion: Loops and Rebounds
14 Mar 2018
Callaway Music Auditorium, UWA Conservatorium of Music - World Premiere of 'Meet Again'

Installation of UWA's 15th Chancellor Robert French AC
31 Jan 2018
University of Western Australia - Marimba

 

2017

'Pursue Impossible' Live Performance, at the University of Western Australia's 'New Century Campaign'
29 Nov 2017
University of Western Australia - Percussion

Marimbadreams 木琴夢想 Marimba Duo Recital (with Therese Ng)
18 Nov 2017
Callaway Music Auditorium, UWA School of Music - Marimba Soloist

#TheStudioFamily x #TeamKnopper Creator Panel ft. Rob Knopper, Todd Meehan, Drew Tucker, Casey Cangelosi
08 Nov 2017
Percussive Arts Society International Convention 2017 (PASIC 2017), Indianapolis, USA - Host and Panellist

PAS Hong Kong Days of Percussion Concert #2 (Solo Debut, Duo Debut with Therese Ng)
03 Nov 2017
HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity, Hong Kong - Marimba Soloist

Jam Jar Percussion @ UWA Open Day 2017
12 Aug 2017
University of Western Australia - Marimba

Star Wars Flashmob with South Side Symphony Orchestra
06 Jul 2017
Fiona Stanley Hospital, Perth - Percussion

Malaysia Percussion Festival Competition
17 Jun 2017
Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Center (KLPAC), Kuala Lumpur - Marimba Soloist

Malaysia Percussion Festival Grand Concert
16 Jun 2017
Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Center (KLPAC), Kuala Lumpur - Marimba

'Into The Heavens' presented by South Side Symphony Orchestra
13 May 2017
South Perth Civic Hall, Perth - Percussion

ROSL WA Members Concert
08 Apr 2017
Victoria League, Perth - Marimba (Solo Performance)

Jam Jar Percussion Workshop @ John Curtin College of the Arts Music Camp
17 Mar 2017
New Norcia, WA - Presenter

 

2016


UWA Christmas Concert 2016
15 Dec 2016
Winthrop Hall Gardens, University of Western Australia - Percussion

Tura New Music presents 'Scale Variable 4: Intercurrent'
13 Dec 2016
Studio Underground, State Theatre Centre of WA - Percussion

Marimba Fun: Adam Tan Masters Marimba Recital
27 Nov 2016
Callaway Music Auditorium, UWA School of Music - Marimba Soloist

Piñata Percussion presents 'Mostly Marimba'
27 Oct 2016
Callaway Music Auditorium, UWA School of Music - Marimba

Piñata Percussion presents 'CO-LAB'
06 Oct 2016
Callaway Music Auditorium, UWA School of Music - Percussion

Steve Reich's 'Music for 18 Musicians'
29 Sep 2016
Callaway Music Auditorium, UWA School of Music - Percussion (Marimba 1)

Defying Gravity presents 'Karma' with Tao Issaro
16 Sep 2016
Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) - Percussion

'Symphony in the Shed' presented by South Side Symphony Orchestra
28 Jul 2016
Shire of Williams - Percussion

Australian Percussion Gathering Day 5 - Piñata Percussion & Defying Gravity Concert
21 Jul 2016
Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University - Percussion

Australian Percussion Gathering Day 4 - Presentation of 'Macro Kinetics' at #APG2016 Conference 'Moving Ground'
20 Jul 2016
Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University – Presenter

Australian Percussion Gathering Day 3 - Piñata Percussion performs Xenakis' 'Okho' with Aiyun Huang
19 Jul 2016
Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University – Percussion

Australian Percussion Gathering Day 2 - Kuniko Kato Masterclass
18 Jul 2016
Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University - Marimba

Chosen Vale International Percussion Seminar Concert - An Economy of Means
08 Jul 2016
Center for Advanced Musical Studies at Enfield Shaker Museum, New Hampshire (USA) - Marimba

Chosen Vale International Percussion Seminar - Masterclass with Doug Perkins
05 Jul 2016
Center for Advanced Musical Studies at Enfield Shaker Museum, New Hampshire (USA) - Marimba

Voyces presents 'Spin'
17 Jun 2016
Churchlands Concert Hall - Percussion (Guest Artist)

'From a New World' with South Side Symphony Orchestra
28 May 2016
South Perth Civic Centre - Percussion

IMSS Area Day with Piñata Percussion
27 May 2016
Instrumental Music School Services (IMSS) - Percussion

'Fifty' with UWA Symphony Orchestra / UWA Wind Band
20 May 2016
Hale School - Percussion

'Intercurrent' Ensemble Launch
10 May 2016
Eileen Joyce Studio at UWA School of Music - Vibraphone

‘Macro Kinetics' presented by Adam Tan
09 May 2016
Tunley Lecture Theatre at UWA School of Music - Presenter

Piñata Percussion at WA Day of Percussion
30 Apr 2016
UWA School of Music - Percussion

Defying Gravity with Nueva Salsa Orchestra
29 Apr 2016
Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) - Percussion

'An Afternoon in Vienna' with UWA Symphony Orchestra
16 Apr 2016
Government House Ballroom - Percussion

Piñata Percussion at Perth Modern School
07 Apr 2016
Perth Modern School - Percussion

Piñata Percussion presents '52BarNone'
17 Mar 2016
Callaway Music Auditorium at UWA School of Music - Percussion

Defying Gravity at Fremantle Arts Centre
10 Mar 2016
Fremantle Arts Centre - Percussion

Jam Jar Percussion at 2016 Chinese New Year Fireworks Night
18 Feb 2016
Gloucester Park - Marimba

 

2015


Thomas Robertson: Third-Year Percussion Recital
21 Dec 2015
Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) - Percussion (Guest Artist)

Mark Holdsworth: Honours Composition Recital
05 Nov 2015
Callaway Music Auditorium, UWA School of Music - Percussion (Guest Artist)

Josten Myburgh: Honours Composition Recital
01 Nov 2015
Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) - Percussion (Guest Artist)

'Artistry! Culmination' with UWA Symphony Orchestra
11 Oct 2015
Perth Concert Hall - Percussion

Jackson Vickery: Third-Year Percussion Recital
03 Oct 2015
Callaway Music Auditorium, UWA School of Music - Marimba (Guest Artist)

#PURSUEADAMSRECITAL (Adam Tan: Percussion Honours Recital)
01 Oct 2015
Callaway Music Auditorium, UWA School of Music - Percussion Soloist

Defying Gravity presents 'Stereo Action'
18 Sep 2015
Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) - Percussion

Jam Jar Percussion at UWA Graduation Ceremony
07 Sep 2015
Winthrop Hall at UWA - Vibraphone

'Artistry! Commemorate' with UWA Symphony Orchestra
28 Aug 2015
Winthrop Hall at UWA - Timpani

Piñata Percussion presents 'Peaux'
28 Aug 2015
Callaway Music Auditorium at UWA School of Music - Percussion

Jam Jar Percussion at UWA Open Day
08 Aug 2015
University of Western Australia - Percussion

'Young Australian' with South Side Symphony Orchestra
01 Aug 2015
Fremantle Town Hall - Percussion

Jam Jar Percussion at Ellington Jazz Club
28 Jun 2015
Ellington Jazz Club - Percussion

Piñata Percussion at State of the Art Festival
29 May 2015
Perth Cultural Centre - Percussion

'Artistry! Collaboration' with UWA Symphony Orchestra
21 May 2015
All Saints College - Percussion

Defying Gravity presents 'Trikaal'
01 May 2015
Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) - Percussion

Piñata Percussion at WA Day of Percussion
29 Apr 2015
UWA School of Music - Percussion

Piñata Percussion x ANAM with Mark Applebaum (USA)
24 Mar 2015
Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) (VIC) - Percussion

Defying Gravity presents 'Inuksuit'
19 Mar 2015
Fremantle Arts Centre - Percussion

Piñata Percussion presents 'Piñata Percussion Goes To Melbourne!'
13 Mar 2015
Callaway Music Auditorium at UWA School of Music - Percussion

Jam Jar Percussion at UWA Graduation Ceremony
11 Mar 2015
Winthrop Hall at UWA - Vibraphone