Tiantian Lan

Orchestra, Viola

Tiantian Lan is the Principal Viola of Oakland Symphony, Berkeley Symphony, Assistant Principal Viola of Las Vegas Philharmonic, Boise Philharmonic, Reno Philharmonic and violist of Santa Rosa Symphony.

Born in Beijing, China, Lan began studying violin at age four and viola at age nine. He received his Bachelor of Music degree from the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, studying under Wing Ho and then earning his Masters of Music degree from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, learning under Jodi Levitz in 2009. He has performed with orchestras around the United States, including Boston Symphony Orchestra, The Florida Orchestra, Fresno Philharmonic, Sacramento Philharmonic, Reno Chamber Orchestra, and at music festivals including Tanglewood Music Festival and Lancaster Music Festival in Ohio. During the 2019-2020 season, Lan was offered a viola position with the Rochester Philharmonic following their national auditions and also started performing regularly with the Atlanta Symphony.

Mr Lan lives in Reno, Nevada, with his wife Hui and his cat son, Snowbear.