Updated 24 August 2015

About me:

Lawyer; musician (piano and other keyboards).  Contact me at the following e-mail address (remove "NO" and "SPAM" from address before sending): atangNO@aya.yale.eduSPAM.
 
Pianist ALEX TANG has performed at the Kennedy Center, Smithsonian, Arena Stage, Signature Theatre, Studio Theatre, National Theatre, Warner Theatre, Ford's Theatre, 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, 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, John Raitt, Laura Benanti, Anthony Rapp, Heidi Blickenstaff, and The Glee Project's Ali Stroker, and for the pre-Broadway tryouts of The Visit (Kander & Ebb) and 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 and 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.

Music Projects/Activities:

Current and upcoming


  • Mon., Aug.  3, 10, 17, 24, and 31, 2015, 8-10pm: Featured pianist for La-Ti-Do, spoken word and musical theatre cabaret series, James Hoban's Restaurant and Bar, 1 Dupont Circle, Washington, DC (Metrorail: Dupont Circle (Red Line)). 


  • Sun., Sept. 6, 2015, 8pm-midnight:  Play for private musical house party in Alexandria, VA.



  • Mon., Sept. 14, 2015, 8-10pm :  Pianist for monthly open mic sponsored by the DC Cabaret Network, at Black Squirrel Bar, 2427 18th St. NW (ground level), Washington, DC (Metrorail:  Woodley Park/Zoo or Dupont Circle (Red Line)), (202) 232-1011. 


  • Fri., Sept. 18, 2015, 9:30pm-midnight:  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.


  • Fri., Sept. 25, 2015, 8:15pm:  Accompany singer Sheri Kuznicki Owen, Maggie's Cabaret Series, at St. Margaret's Church, 1830 Conn. Ave. NW, Washington, DC (Metrorail:  Dupont Circle (Red Line)). 


  • Wed., Oct. 14, 2015, 8-11pm:  GMCW Open Mic (see above).


  • Wed., Nov. 11, 2015, 8-11pm:  GMCW Open Mic (see above).


  • Sat., Nov. 21, 2015, 7:30pm:  Accompany cabaret singer Sheri Kuznicki Owen, at Germano's, 300 S. High St., Baltimore, MD 21202, (410) 752-4515.


  • Wed., Dec. 9, 2015, 8-11pm:  GMCW Open Mic (see above).


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