Originating from San Francisco, clarinetist Kevin Tang is currently pursuing a M.M. at the Manhattan School of Music, where he is a student of Mark Nuccio. Kevin earned a B.M. from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, where he studied with Luis Baez and was a recipient of the Phyllis C. Wattis Scholarship. Kevin attended the San Francisco School of the Arts High School, where he studied with Jerry Simas and Art Austin. Kevin was also the principal clarinetist of the California Youth Symphony.
Kevin has performed with the New York Repertory Orchestra, Bergen Symphony Orchestra, Tactus, Ohio Light Opera, San Francisco Wind Ensemble, Symphony Parnassus, and UC Berkeley Symphony. Kevin is a member of the Phoenix Quartet, a NYC-based chamber ensemble. During the summers of 2012 and 2013, Kevin was the Clarinet Instructor at Cazadero Music Camp. Kevin has attended the Hot Springs Music Festival and Miami Summer Music Festival, and has been a member of the Ohio Light Opera. Kevin has performed in masterclasses for Anthony McGill, Boris Allakhverdyan, Carey Bell, Monica Kaenzig, Michael Rusinek, Michael Wayne, Robert Woolfrey, Scott Andrews, Steve Cohen, William Short, Xiangyu Zhou, Yehuda Gilad, and others. Kevin has performed in venues such as Walt Disney Hall, Davies Symphony Hall, The New World Center, San Francisco War Memorial, Royce Hall, and has performed live over Los Angeles Public Radio.
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Since college, I have maintained an active private studio where I teach clarinet to students ranging from ages 7 to 21.
For two summers, I was the clarinet instructor at Cazadero Music Camp in California. I taught private lessons to middle and high school students and lead sectionals and masterclasses.
I lead sectionals and coached the clarinet section at Presidio Middle School.