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Karlyen Tan

Karlyen Tan

Associate Instructor, Piano

MM University of Utah
BM University of Utah



Karlyen Tan, NCTM teaches private piano lessons for the Preparatory Division.

Karlyen received her Professional Teaching Certificate in piano from both the Utah Music Teachers Association and the Music Teachers National Association in 1994 and was recognized for her many years of teaching and service in 2009 she received the National Permanent Professional Certified Teacher of Music in piano from the Music Teachers National Association.

Karlyen is an active member of the Utah Music Teachers Association, both the Utah and Salt Lake Chapters, and the Utah Federation of Music Clubs. She has been a performance adjudicator for many piano festivals and piano competitions throughout Utah, from Bountiful to St. George. 

Karlyen studied with Gladys Gladstone Rosenberg.

Teaching Philosophy

"My Goal is to provide students with educational and performance opportunities in piano study, to teach students to become well-rounded musicians, to encourage students to share their talent and to serve their community through music, and to nurture students in developing a lifetime of appreciation and passion for music."

Courses Taught

  • Piano - Private Lessons
  • Musicianship Classes
Last Updated: 6/23/22