Born in China, Tara Quan started her musical study at the age of five. In 2008, she entered Northeast Normal University (NENU) in China in the first place of Piano Performance major. In her sophomore year, Tara went to Shih Chien University in Taipei, and studied as an exchange student. On her return, she won the National scholarship, which qualified her to continue her master degree after graduation as a test-free government-supported student in Piano Education and Work Study at NENU.
In 2011 Jilin International Piano Festival in China, Tara performed as the youngest soloist in the closing ceremony concert, which was held in memory of the 200th anniversary of Franz Liszt’s birth. From 2008 to 2015, she also appeared frequently in many occasions as a recital soloist at some Chinese music halls in Dalian, Changchun, Xinjiang and Taipei etc. In addition to piano performance,
Tara also acted as a piano accompanist. Since 2009, she has cooperated with local choirs, opera singers, and other instrument players in China. In 2012, she became the only designated piano accompanist for Jilin University Conservatory of Music.
Besides piano performance and accompaniment, Tara’s main focus is on piano education. While working as a piano teacher in Jiayi Music School since 2012, she has been teaching and coaching children from 4 to 12. In September 2013, Tara came to Canada, and at weekends, she volunteers in church as a piano accompanist. With the love for music, Tara has a great passion for teaching and motivating children, as well as helping adults who are interested in starting their piano lessons.