Organ, Historical Keyboards and Sacred Music
CURRENT STUDENT PROFILE
A native of Hong Kong, Ryan Chan is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts in Organ Performance and Literature at the Eastman School of Music, under the tutelage of David Higgs. He is the first-prize winner of the 2018 Arthur Poister Organ Scholarship Competition (Syracuse, NY) and a finalist in the 2022 National Young Artists Competition in Organ Performance (Seattle, WA). He is a two-time winner of the Gerald Barnes Award for Excellence in Pipe Organ (2018 & 2021), as well as the Dr. James B. Cochran Endowed Organ Prize (2020 & 2022). Ryan has performed in masterclasses held by world-renowned artists such as Skip Sempé, Michel Bouvard, Arvid Gast, Edoardo Bellotti, Stephen Tharp, Christophe Mantoux, Peter Westerbrink, Raul Prieto Ramirez among others. He works part-time as a VanDelinder Fellow at Christ Church Rochester under the direction of Stephen Kennedy. Ryan is also a rising harpsichordist, currently pursuing a MM degree in harpsichord under the guidance of Lisa Goode Crawford. He is in-demand as a continuo player, appearing on stage in both chamber and orchestral settings. Notable performances include a joint recital at the prestigious Flintwoods Collection of Antique Keyboard Instruments in Delaware, as well as two concerts featuring the multiple harpsichord concerti by J. S. Bach.
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