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See Tsai Chan currently serves as the Associate Director of Music Ministry at the First United Methodist Church, Springfield.  She is also a member of the music faculty at Lincoln Land Community College, Blackburn College and UIS. She earned the D.M.A. degree in Organ Performance from the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester, the M.M. degree with the honor of Pi Kappa Lambda from Northwestern University in Organ Performance and Conducting, the B.A. degree in Music and Postgraduate Diploma in Education from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and the Music Performance Diploma in Piano (LTCL) from Trinity College London.  In addition to her recital work both in the United States and in Hong Kong, Dr. Chan has extensive experience in accompanying, teaching a variety of music classes including piano/organ, music theory, music history, music appreciation, and conducting choirs and orchestras.  She has conducted the St. Stephen’s Girls’ College Choir and Orchestra, Eastman Repertory Singers, Millar Chapel Choir of the Northwestern University, Chung Chi College Choir, Lincoln Land Community College Choir, UIS Chorus, Blackburn College Choir and Voices.  Her conducting performances were broadcast on BBC, Radio Hong Kong, and WXXI (NPR member station in Rochester, New York).  In her work with the Hong Kong Children’s choir, Dr. Chan has conducted overseas tours to Shanghai, Beijing and Japan.  Their performances were highly acclaimed and broadcast on Shanghai National Television.

D.M.A. Organ Performance, Eastman School of Music
M.M. Conducting and Organ Performance, Northwestern University