Updated 29 April 2016

About me:

Lawyer; musician (piano and other keyboards).  Contact me at the following e-mail address (remove "NO" and "SPAM" from address before sending): atang_dcNO@yahoo.comSPAM.
 
Pianist ALEX TANG has performed at the Kennedy Center, Smithsonian, Arena Stage, Signature Theatre, Studio Theatre, National Theatre, Warner Theatre, Ford's Theatre, National Gallery of Art, and with numerous other orchestral, opera, chamber, and cabaret groups and artists. He has played locally for the national tours of Mamma Mia!, Cats, Cabaret (w/Teri Hatcher and Norbert Leo Butz), Big River, Hairspray, The Lion King, Legally Blonde, Wicked, Disney's Beauty & The Beast, Irving Berlin's White Christmas, and Les Misérables, for world premieres of works by Broadway composers Kander & Ebb (Over & Over), Michael John LaChiusa (The Highest Yellow, Giant), Tom Kitt & Brian Yorkey (If/Then, w/Idina Menzel), for Broadway performers and Tony winners including Debbie Allen, Michael Rupert, Laura Osnes, Elaine Paige, John Raitt, Laura Benanti, Anthony Rapp, Heidi Blickenstaff, and The Glee Project's Ali Stroker, and for the pre-Broadway tryouts of Kander & Ebb's The Visit (Signature) and the revival of Gigi (Kennedy Center).  He was the music director of the Smithsonian's gala concert for the centenary of Broadway composer Richard Rodgers, and a staff accompanist and member of the Opera House Orchestra for the Kennedy Center's acclaimed Sondheim Celebration. He was a pianist-conductor for the area premieres of Last Five Years (Metrostage), the Helen Hayes Award-winning production of Urinetown (Signature), and Adding Machine: A Musical and Passing Strange (Studio). For nearly eight seasons, he served as accompanist for the Lesbian & Gay Chorus of Washington, also producing their premiere CD.  He also regularly plays open mics and performances with the D.C. Cabaret Network, La-Ti-Do (musical theater and spoken word cabaret), and the Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, DC, whom he accompanied on their historic concert tour of CubaIn his other life, he is a full-time lawyer who has served on the advisory boards of the Thomas Circle Singers (Washingtonians of the Year), Liz Lerman Dance Exchange (MacArthur Foundation Award), and GAYLAW. Musical training: Juilliard (Pre-College Div.); Yale (B.A. with honors). Member, Local 161-710, Amer. Fed. of Musicians.



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Music Projects/Activities:

Current and upcoming



  • Fri., Apr. 29, 2016, 9:30pm-12:30am:  Pianist for open mic, Vaso's Mediterranean Bistro, 1118 King Street (@ Fayette), 2nd Fl., Old Town, Alexandria, VA (Metrorail:  King Street (Blue/Yellow Lines)).  No cover.


  • Sat., Apr. 30, 2016, 5:45-6:45pm:  Play wedding reception, The Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Conn. Ave. NW, Washington, DC (Metrorail:  Farragut North (Red Line) or Farragut West (Blue/Orange Line)).


  • Sun., May 1, 2016, 5pm:  Accompany godson playing the Martini Gavotte for violin in student recital, McLean Baptist Church, 1367 Chain Bridge Road, McLean, VA. 



  • Thurs., May 5, 2016, 3-5:30 & 7:30-10pm:  Rehearsal with American Pops Orchestra (see May 6, 2016, listing), Georgetown Lutheran Church, Wisconsin Ave. & P St. NW, Washington, DC.


  • Fri., May 6, 2016, 3-5:30pm (dress rehearsal), 8pm (concert): Make Someone Happy:  A 60's Cocktail Party, American Pops Orchestra, Lisner Auditorium, Washington, DC (Metrorail:  Foggy Bottom-GWU (Blue/Orange/Silver Lines)), $35-65.  (Rehearsal: Thurs., May 5, 2016, 3-5:30 & 7:30-10pm, Georgetown Lutheran Church, Washington, DC.)


  • Sat., May 7, 2016, 7pm:  Accompany singer Joe Rossi, 30th Anniversary Celebration, Institute for Spiritual Development, 5419 Sherrier Place NW, Washington, DC 20016, 202-363-7106, 202-362-2456 (voicemail).   (Rehearsal: Wed. eve., May 4, 2016.)





  • Wed. and Fri., June 1 and 3, 2016, 7pm:  Rehearsal (run show), Get Used To It! (see June 10-July 2 listing below).


  • Thurs. and Sun., June 2 and 5, 2016, 6:30pm:  Accompany master class for voice students of Cindy Hutchins, St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, 1830 Conn. Ave. NW, Washington, DC.


  • Tues. eve., June 7, 2016:  Tech rehearsal, Get Used To It! (see June 10-July 2 listing below).



  • Thurs. eve., June 9, 2016:  Final dress rehearsal, Get Used To It! (see June 10-July 2 listing below).


  • Fri., June 10, through Sat., July 2, 2016 (opens Tues., June 14, no performances 6/12, 6/15, 6/21, 6/22, 6/28, 6/29), all @ 8pm, except Suns. @ 3pm:  Pianist for Get Used To It!, a 90-minute musical revue by Tom Wilson Weinberg, Rainbow Theatre Project, Mead Theatre Lab @ Flashpoint, 915 G Street NW, Washington, DC (Metrorail:  Gallery Place/Chinatown (Red/Yellow/Green Lines) or Metro Center (Red Line)).  Tickets:  $10 ($1.34 service fee), purchased online.


  • Fri., July 8 or July 15, 2016, 9:30pm-12:30am (tentative):  Pianist for open mic, Vaso's Mediterranean Bistro, 1118 King Street (@ Fayette), 2nd Fl., Old Town, Alexandria, VA (Metrorail:  King Street (Blue/Yellow Lines)).  No cover.




  • Sat., July 23, 2016, 6pm:  Accompany cabaret singer Maureen Kerrigan, in a reprise of her one-woman show, "A Woman's Worth," at Germano's, 300 S. High St., Baltimore, MD 21202, (410) 752-4515.  $15.  Tickets online through InstantSeats.


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