photo by  P. S. Shin

photo by P. S. Shin

Jeremy Chan is an Australian pianist and vocal coach based in New York City. As an accompanist, he has been praised as “superb, summoning about as much color as can possibly be coaxed out” (New York Classical Review). 

The 2018-19 season includes multiple appearances at Carnegie Hall, recitals in New York, and engagements with the Miami Wagner Institute (Assistant Conductor for full production of Der fliegende Holländer), Delaware Valley Opera (Music Director for Menotti double bill), Opera America, City Lyric Opera and Choirs of America.

This season, Jeremy sat on the selection committee for the Steinway & Sons Junior Piano Competition and the American-Australian Arts Fund. He is currently on staff at the Manhattan School of Music.

Recent engagements include performing at the opening of Placido Domingo Hall at the National Opera Center, the 2017 China tour of Bright Sheng’s Dream of the Red Chamber (San Francisco Opera/ Armstrong Music and Arts), appearances with the American String Quartet, Hector del Curto Quintet, Choirs of America, and productions with Loft Opera (Otello, Le Comte Ory), Alarm Will Sound/ Opera Theatre of Saint Louis (The Hunger), Aspen Opera Center (A Wedding), Opera Upper West (La Voix Humaine). Jeremy was the official pianist for Aspen Opera Center's New York City 2016 and 2019 auditions. 

As a vocal coach, Jeremy has worked with singers who have won the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, been accepted to Young Artist programs at major opera houses including Covent Garden, Houston Grand Opera, L.A. Opera and prestigious conservatory programs at Yale Opera, Curtis Institute of Music and the Academy of Vocal Arts.

An active advocate for contemporary music, Jeremy has been involved in the world premieres of pieces by Yehudi Wyner, Frank Lerdahl, Bruce Saylor, Z. Randall Stroope, René Clausen while his own compositions have earned him recognition from the Fellowship of Australian Composers. Jeremy appears on the NAXOS label.

Jeremy received degrees from Queens College, Manhattan School of Music and has been awarded fellowships for further training at The Juilliard School, Tanglewood Music Center, Georg Solti Accademia, Toronto Summer Music Festival Academy and the Vancouver International Song Institute.

Updated April 2019