Adam Tan


Adam Tan

Adam Tan is a marimba soloist, composer and content creator based in Perth, Western Australia. Tan creates and hosts THE STUDIO, a YouTube show about percussion and has performed and presented globally to live audiences in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Taiwan and the United States, as well as online audiences in Argentina, Honduras and the United Kingdom.

Tan’s work as a soloist is featured in publications such as Percussive Notes, CutCommon Magazine and @Percussion. His compositions are performed by thousands annually and appear on compulsory repertoire lists in schools, competitions and festivals around the world, including UIL in Texas and Trinity College in London.

Tan is the founder and director of Marimbafest Australia, an organization which curates the annual international marimba festival and competition Marimbafest and concert series Percussion All-Stars. He is also a Lecturer at the University of Western Australia Conservatorium of Music and directs classes at his online percussion studio.

Tan has a master’s degree in music the UWA Conservatorium of Music, and he is a Premier Artist for Marimba One, Signature Artist for Encore Mallets with the Adam Tan signature series of mallets and concert artist for Salyers Percussion.

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