Mr. Tan joined Ellis in 2022 as the music teacher. Previously he taught music and chorus at Umana Academy and at Carver Elementary School. He earned his M.M. in music education at Boston Conservatory in 2018. A classically-trained pianist and vocalist, he performs as the pianist of Cambridge Common Voices, an inclusive choir at Harvard University, teaches at the Berklee Institute for Accessible Arts Education, serves as a music director for local community theatre productions, and performs in an oldies cover band. Mr. Tan has years of experience in elementary music education and working with students with disabilities and emotional impairments.