AN TANI is a second-year graduate student in conducting at the Peabody Institute, studying under Marin Alsop and Markand Thakar. For four years he served as co-founder and music director of the University of Southern California Concerto Chamber Orchestra. He was won the ACDA Undergraduate Student Conducting Competition at the 2015 conference in Salt Lake City. Most recently Tani conducted his first concerts as principal conductor of the New and Rarely Heard Music series in Baltimore.
A tenor, Tani was in demand as a soloist in several professional early-music and new-music groups, including the USC Thornton Baroque Sinfonia, Horizon Music Group, Tesserae LA, De Angelis, Flos Campi and Thornton Edge, among others. He was also a member of the USC Chamber Singers, which recently received the 2015 American Prize in Choral Music. Tani holds a bachelor of music degree in vocal performance from the University of Southern California.