Vivian Fan

Dr. Vivian Fan serves as Director of Accompanying at the Colburn Conservatory of Music and has coached chamber music, taught Collaborative Piano at Colburn Academy, Sonata Class at the Colburn Conservatory, and Piano Master Class at the Adult Studies Program of the Colburn School.  Prior to this position, she was on the piano faculty at the Idyllwild Arts Academy. Dr. Fan has collaborated in recitals with renowned artists such as Andrew Bain, Roland Glassl, Paul Coletti, Roland Leonard, Arnold Steinhardt, and Wen-Sinn Yang.  She has performed in venues such as Disney Hall for the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s “Brahms Unbound,” and her performances have been broadcast on KTLA and KNBC television, as well as KUSC, WEMT, and “Performance Today” on APM radio. She recorded Paul Chihara’s Sonata with violist Paul Coletti, which was released by Bridge Records in 2013. Two more albums, “Bloch, Glinka, Bowen: Viola Works” and “Grand Duo” were released in 2015 and 2019 by Soundset Recordings.  Dr. Fan has served as an accompanist at the 2013 and 2019 Nielson Clarinet Competition in Denmark, the 2013 ARD Viola Competition in Münich, the 2016 Piatogorvsky Cello Festival, and the 2018 Primrose International Viola Competition.