Karlyen Tan, NCTM is a National Permanent Professional Certified Teacher of Music by the
Music Teachers National Association (MTNA).

 

 

education

Studied with Gladys Gladstone Rosenberg, the late legendary Piano Chair at the
University of Utah.

Graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelors in Music and Masters in Music in Piano Pedagogy and Piano Performance.

Nationally Certified Teacher of Music (NCTM) in Piano from the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) and Certified Teacher of Music in Piano in Utah from the Utah Music Teachers Association (UMTA) since 1998.

Received the status of National Permanent Professional Certified Teacher of Music in Piano from Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) in 2009. 


experience

Over 35 years of private piano instruction. 

Twenty four years of teaching at the University of Utah, School of Music.

Frequent adjudicator for festivals and competitions throughout the state.

Active lecturer for UMTA Salt Lake Chapter and UMTA State Conference.

Performer in annual concerts with the Piano Faculty at the University of Utah.


The challenge, coaching, and care are all there on Karlyen’s part; at the same time, she is aware of her student’s capacity and she helps them tackle challenging music.
— Stacie Sears, Parent

piano lineage from bach and beethoven

 

 

J.S. Bach gave music lessons to Gottfried Homilius, who then taught Johann Hiller, and so on.

  • Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Gottfried Homilius
  • Johann Hiller
  • Christian Neefe
  • Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Carl Czerny
  • Theodor Leschetizky
  • Artur Schnabel
  • Gladys Gladstone
  • Karlyen Tan