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Alan Lai
Works at Parson's Music Limited
Attended Pennsylvania State University
Lives in Hong Kong
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Freelance Piano Performer/Teacher
Skills
piano, music, public speaking, presentation, classroom teaching, private teaching, photography
Employment
  • Parson's Music Limited
    Senior Piano Instructor, 2013 - present
  • Farley's House of Pianos
    Piano Faculty, 2011 - 2013
  • Rhapsody Arts Center
    Piano Faculty, 2011 - 2012
  • Pennsylvania State University
    Graduate TA, 2009 - 2011
  • Oberlin Conservatory of Music
    Piano Shop Assistant, 2008 - 2009
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Hong Kong
Previously
Verona, WI - Beijing, China - Casalmaggiore, Italy - Madison, WI - State College, PA - Philadelphia, PA - Oberlin, OH - Columbus, OH - Wuhan, China - San Francisco, CA
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Musician and Photographer
Introduction

Lui Alan Lai, Piano – Pianist Lui Alan Lai is an Oberlin Conservatory of Music graduate with a Bachelor of Music in piano performance under Ms. Sedmara Rutstein. He extended his study at Pennsylvania State University with a Master of Music in piano performance and pedagogy, where he studied piano under Dr. Enrico Elisi, and pedagogy under Dr. Timothy Shafer.

At the age of four, Lui Alan Lai began his piano lessons. Since then, he performed in various venues in China, Hong Kong, Italy, and USA. He won several piano competitions while in middle school and received an award from the Ohio Music Teachers Association Piano Competition. He performed in several master classes by Enrico Pace and Giuseppe Lupis. His recent performances include an outdoor concert at Wildflower Music Festival, public concerts at Capitol Lakes Madison, and at Farley’s House of Pianos; a special venue which hosted world class concerts by Paul Badura-Skoda, Peter Serkin, Alessio Bax, and Daniel del Pino.

Lui Alan Lai’s repertoire ranges from classical music to pre-composed jazz of Nikolai Kapustin. He has a wide interest in all musical styles and also piano technology. He studied piano technology with Steinway technician John Cavanaugh. He worked closely with John Cavanaugh and Andrew Bertoni as Oberlin Conservatory piano shop assistant. He also served as an administrative assistant for Oberlin’s Summer Music Programs. 

In addition to piano performance, Lui Alan Lai also focuses on piano pedagogy. He participated in teachers’ workshop at Marian Garcia Piano Competition, featuring Dr. Nelita True. During his residency at Farley’s House of Pianos, he attended Madison Area Piano Teachers Associated Workshop featuring Mr. Marvin Blickenstaff.

His past teachers include Iantchinova Rachida, Da Chun You, Caroline Hong, Chun Hu Zhou and Seymour Fink.

Bragging rights
Lived in three different cultures.
Education
  • Pennsylvania State University
    Master of Music in Pedagogy and Performance with track in Piano, 2009 - 2012
    The Master of Music in Pedagogy and Performance with track in Piano is intended to offer the Penn State graduate piano major an intensive curriculum not only in the performance of the instrument, but also in piano methods, literature, and teaching strategies at a variety of levels. It provides students the opportunity to diversify their interests in the two fields without diluting either. Students who complete the degree can expect to achieve not only a high standard of piano performance, but also a thorough working knowledge of the pedagogy and literature of the instrument. It is intended to prepare students for entrance to the world of professional music as performers and teachers or for admission to doctoral-level study.
  • Oberlin Conservatory of Music
    Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance, 2004 - 2008
    The Conservatory of Music seeks to educate young musicians at the highest level. The conservatory offers rigorous programs designed to prepare students for professional lives as performers, composers, scholars, and teachers. We welcome talented music students with demonstrated records of achievement to apply. The members of the piano faculty are nationally known performers, ensemble players, guest teachers, and lecturers. Their interests include early keyboard instruments, vocal and instrumental accompanying, and avant-garde techniques. They also represent a wide variety of pedagogic approaches. Two department members were formerly teaching members of the Leningrad Conservatory; others represent the Schnabel and Lhevinne traditions. In addition, the faculty includes a leading authority on group and private pedagogy of elementary piano methods and intermediate materials and a specialist on period instruments. Faculty-supervised student teaching gives students firsthand pedagogical experience.
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Went there twice asking for a micro SIM card for my phone, i.e. I want to have service with AT&T, i.e. I want to pay them my money. First time got refused point blank by a CSR says if I don't have service with AT&T I can't buy a micro SIM card. REALLY! Second time I was told I have to wait in queue. Luckily I was the first one so once any CSR is done then he/she can come assist me. Waited for 5 minutes, saw some customers done and left the store, CSRs just walking around the place, NOBODY asked me anything. Left the store. WORST SHOP I HAVE EVER BEEN INTO.
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