Dr. Catherine Lan and Professor Tao Lin offer lessons in piano, chamber music, music theory, sight-reading and aural training throughout South Florida. They have been recognized as innovative piano pedagogues in assisting students discover the principles of music aesthetics and achieve positive results from their lessons and practice sessions.

Both travelling concert pianists, Dr. Lan and Professor Lin have appeared with major orchestras in Asia, North America and Europe. Their extensive performance experiences have taken them to the realization of the importance of a thorough understanding of musical structures, tone colors, harmonic expressions and rhythmic pulse. With these focuses in mind, Dr. Lan and Professor Lin incorporate their expertise with their enthusiasm for teaching in order to not only stimulate the student’s creativity, but also effectively guide his/her technical training.

Having been on the jury of various competitions, Dr. Lan and Professor Lin also prepare students for university/conservatory entrance auditions, competitions, and other requirements.

Currently accepting advanced students. For inquiries regarding Dr. Lan and/or Professor Lin’s rate and availability, please contact via

Studios equipped with a Steinway M, a Steinway B, and a Steinway D

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Upcoming Student recital: Boca Raton Steinway Piano Gallery @ 11am on April 5, 2014


Photo Above: Student recital at Coral Gables Steinway Piano Gallery @ 4pm on April 21, 2012



"Dr. Lan’s expertise in the music literature enables her to match works to the student’s individual level, thereby creating both a challenging experience and providing the student with the obtainable goal of mastering the work."

C. Herman

"She is bright and enthusiastic about musical investigation that contributes to her interest in teaching."

D. Kam